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n. pl. Batswana or Bat·swa·nas
See Tswana.

[Tswana : ba-, pl. n. pref. + -tswana, Tswana.]
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Noun1.Batswana - a member of a Bantu people living chiefly in Botswana and western South AfricaBatswana - a member of a Bantu people living chiefly in Botswana and western South Africa
Botswana, Republic of Botswana - a landlocked republic in south-central Africa that became independent from British control in the 1960s
Republic of South Africa, South Africa - a republic at the southernmost part of Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1910; first European settlers were Dutch (known as Boers)
Bantu - a member of any of a large number of linguistically related peoples of Central and South Africa
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He therefore said it was wrong for members of the opposition bench to claim that government was forcing EVM on Batswana.
Other constant features of the series are the atmosphere and characteristics of the Batswana (the people of the nation).
This initiative was the Filipino communitys reply to the Presidents Housing Appeal, a project of the Office of the President aimed at motivating individuals, organizations and businesses to assist in providing housing to needy Batswana (people of Botswana).
Tsayang said, 'The uptake is very slow as most Batswana are still not insured, partly due to lack of education around insurance, which is one of the things we are addressing by having Insurance Wednesdays at various branches countrywide where focus is centred around insurance products offered by Barclays Life, particularly the newly launched Barclays Education Plan.
I commend all Batswana who turned out in overwhelming numbers to participate in your eleventh parliamentary election since independence in 1966.
It uses the reports produced by three early missionaries of the Hermannsburg Mission Society who spent their lives among the Bafokeng to develop a history of this Batswana tribe from the start of the Hermannsburg mission until 1940, including their battles against Mzilikazi, missionary work, traditional beliefs and religious conversion, and the development of children's education and teacher training systems.
At the reception, the Chinese envoy also congratulated the Batswana people on the upcoming Independence Day of Botswana and expressed his best wishes.
Five of the Batswana students were female, and five were male.
EoACA[pounds sterling]As government, we are equally concerned about 'fly-by-night' micro lenders whose activities have left many Batswana in a state of poverty and indebtedness.
Batswana graduates from St George's University, in the Caribbean island of Grenada, celebrate the awarding of their degrees in Gaborone at the first graduation ceremony to be held by the University outside Grenada or the US in its 35-year history.
Batswana polishers are working to the highest international standards and are on par with polishers in Laurelton's other factories around the world.
To our knowledge, there are no published reference ranges for clinical chemistry parameters for the Batswana adult population, and the common practice is to adopt reference intervals from other populations.