Bechuanas


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Bech·u·a·na

 (bĕch′o͞o-ä′nə)
n. pl. Bechuana or Bech·u·a·nas
See Tswana.
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References in classic literature ?
He was a Bechuana by birth, a good hunter, and for a native a very clever man.
One digger, writing in the Diamond News of October 5, 1876, made a similar observation after a massive exodus of Africans from the diamond fields that same year: Zulus, Bechuanas, Batlapins, &c, have made their exit in such large numbers that with all our hatred of and contempt for them as men and laborers we are driven to make the admission that we would rather have their company than their room.