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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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Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will, in his capacity as SADC Facilitator to the Kingdom of Lesotho, pay a working visit to Lesotho to attend the landmark Post-Elections National Dialogue in Maseru, Lesotho, on Wednesday 18 October 2017.
As dawn breaks in Maseru, Lesotho, hundreds of textile workers make their way to work along a narrow dirt track lined with wooden shacks selling corn, hot tea and bread rolls.
Prince Harry wears a Christmas hat with orphans from the Mants'ase Children's Home during a visit to Maseru, Lesotho.
Prince Harry plays with two young children (who are going through a programme for malnourishment) during a visit to the organisation |supported by Sentebale Touching Tiny Lives in Maseru, Lesotho PICTURE BY CHRIS JACKSON, PRESS ASSOCIATION
The 30-year-old royal swirled the giggling youngster around during the trip to a children's home in Maseru, Lesotho, with his AIDS charity Sentebale.
Kenya lost 1-0 in Maseru, Lesotho two weeks ago and was held to a barren draw in Nairobi on Sunday.