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The capital of Botswana, in the southeast part near the South African border. It was founded c. 1890.
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(Placename) the capital of Botswana (since 1964), in the extreme southeast. Pop: 186 007 (2001). Former name: Gaberones
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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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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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