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lekgotla

(lɛˈxɒtlə) or

kgotla

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a meeting place for village assemblies, court cases, and meetings of village leaders
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a conference or business meeting
[from Sotho and Tswana lekgotla courtyard or court]
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Botswana's Kgotla system is one of the aspects that makes the country to be considered one of the world's oldest democracies.
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