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Related to Bechuana: Bechuanaland
n. pl. Bechuana or Bech·u·a·nas
Bechuana(bɛˈtʃwɑːnə; ˌbɛtʃʊˈɑːnə; ˌbɛkjʊ-)
Tswa•na(ˈtswɑ nə, ˈswɑ-)
n., pl. -nas, (esp. collectively) -na.
1. a member of an African people, a division of the Sotho, living mainly in Botswana and in the Transvaal and Cape Province in South Africa.
2. the Bantu language of the Tswana.
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|Noun||1.||Bechuana - 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