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 (măz′ə-ro͞o′, mä′sə-ro͞o′)
The capital of Lesotho, in the western part of the country. It was founded in 1869.


(Placename) the capital of Lesotho, in the northwest near the W border with South Africa; established as capital of Basutoland in 1869. Pop: 175 000 (2005 est)


(ˌmɑ səˈru, ˈmæz əˌru)

the capital of Lesotho, in the NW part. 109,382.
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Noun1.Maseru - the capital of LesothoMaseru - the capital of Lesotho; located in northwestern Lesotho
Basutoland, Kingdom of Lesotho, Lesotho - a landlocked constitutional monarchy in southern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966
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This was stated by the Minister of Finance Dr Moeketsi Majoro at the Post Budget Panel discussion held in Maseru on Wednesday.
The main project implementing partners and beneficiary associations include: Small Medium and Micro Enterprise Support Network; Lesotho Micro Finance Association, Lesotho Hotels and Hospitality Association, Youth Entrepreneurship Forum; Lesotho Federation of Women Entrepreneurs, Maseru Block Farming, Lesotho Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Private Sector Foundation of Lesotho.
Washington: An IMF mission visited Maseru to conduct the 2017 Article IV Consultation discussions with the Kingdom of Lesotho.
The sizeable impressions were found in the Maseru district of Lesotho, an independent kingdom surrounded on all sides by South Africa.
NOBLE MASERU has been named director of the Center for Health Equity at the University of Pittsburgh.
The juvenile centre in Maseru provides formal schooling for youth between the ages of 14 and 18 and skills training in building, carpentry, handicrafts, tailoring, horticulture and poultry (Ngozwana, 2016; Tsepa, 2014; Setoi, 2012).
Maseru, Ramadan 8, 1438, Jun 3, 2017, SPA -- Voters in the small southern African nation of Lesotho lined up to elect a national assembly in the country's third election in only five years on Saturday, dpa reported.
Built at a total cost of Dh700 million, the dam aims to support Lesotho's economy by enhancing the country's water infrastructure, and augmenting existing drinking water sources in the capital Maseru, its arterial towns and surrounding villages.
The prince organised the group photo taken on the smart phone of Maseru urban police district commander, senior superintendent Teboho Masaile.
That money helped fund the PS2million Mamohato Centre, near the capital Maseru, which the prince will open today.
On aura beau evoquer l'absence du duo Bentaleb - Feghouli, les conditions difficiles comme l'altitude (autour de 1 500 m) et surtout la surface en gazon synthetique du Setsoto Stadium de Maseru, mais cela ne pourra guere justifier le visage pas du tout convaincant montre a l'occasion par la bande a Christian Gourcuff.