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A country of south-central Africa. Originally inhabited by the San and later (after the 18th century) by the Tswana, the region became a British protectorate as Bechuanaland (1885) and gained full independence in 1966. Gaborone is the capital and the largest city.
Bot·swa′nan adj. & n.
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|Adj.||1.||Botswanan - of or pertaining to Botswana or the people of Botswana|