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The capital of Botswana, in the southeast part near the South African border. It was founded c. 1890.


(Placename) the capital of Botswana (since 1964), in the extreme southeast. Pop: 186 007 (2001). Former name: Gaberones


(ˌgɑ bəˈroʊ ni, ˌgæb ə-)

the capital of Botswana, in the SE part. 110,973. Formerly, Gaberones.
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Noun1.Gaborone - capital and largest city of Botswana in the extreme southeast
Botswana, Republic of Botswana - a landlocked republic in south-central Africa that became independent from British control in the 1960s
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He explained that there were three learning programmes under provisional accreditation offered by Botho University College, Francistown campus, while Gaborone Institute of Professional Studies (GIPS) at Francistown offered two learning programmes.
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The Dalai Lama had been expected to address a human rights conference in the capital Gaborone on August 17-19 and meet Botswana's president during the trip.
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We are excited about Gaborone because it is the last milestone in the execution of the strategic goal we set ourselves four years ago, to have a geographic presence in all key geo-political and economic regions on the African continent.