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(Placename) the former name for Gaborone
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(ˌgɑ bəˈroʊ ni, ˌgæb ə-)

the capital of Botswana, in the SE part. 110,973. Formerly, Gaberones.
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The late Derek Jones then reflects on the foundation of Trinity, initially conceptualised in late 1964 as a 'Gaberones Union Church' bringing together Congregationalists, Methodists, Anglicans and Presbyterians.
Prior to that, she worked in neuropsychological research at Massachusetts General Hospital and taught Biological Sciences near Boston and in Gaberones, Botswana, Africa with the Peace Corps.
Other Frontline States were also targeted during the 1980s and in addition to various forms of economic compulsion (for example, blockades, embargoes, withholding of customs revenues), a number of military raids were launched against Maputo (1981 and 1986); Gaberones (1985 and 1988); Maseru (1982 and 1985); and Harare (1986).