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 (əm-bä-bän′, -bä-bä′nē)
The capital of Swaziland, in the northwest part of the country. It is a commercial center for an agricultural region.


(Placename) the capital of Swaziland, in the northwest: administrative and financial centre, with a large iron mine nearby. Pop: 71 000 (2005 est)


(bɑˈbɑn, -ˈbɑ ni, əm bɑ-)

the capital of Swaziland, in the NW part. 38,290.
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Noun1.Mbabane - capital of SwazilandMbabane - capital of Swaziland; located in northwestern Swaziland
Kingdom of Swaziland, Swaziland - a landlocked monarchy in southeastern Africa; member of the commonwealth that achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1968
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Mbabane, Swaziland - Swaziland's King Mswati III on Friday inaugurated a new $280-million airport in the tiny nation even though the project is years away from being operational and has been dubbed a ''white elephant'' by critics.
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