adjective or noun see Bechuanaland

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  • bechuana — BECHUÁNA s.m. v. tswana (1). [pr.: becĩuána] (cf. engl. bechuana < tswana bechuana) [AHDEL] Trimis de tavi, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Neoficial …   Dicționar Român

  • Bechuana — [bech΄o͞o ä′nə] n. 1. pl. Bechuanas or Bechuana a member of a people living in Botswana 2. the Bantu language of this people …   English World dictionary

  • Bechuana — Bechuana, Volksstamm, s. Betschuanen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bechuana — /bech ooh ah neuh, bek yooh /, n., pl. Bechuanas, (esp. collectively) Bechuana. Tswana (def. 1). [1795 1805] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bechuana — /bɛkjuˈanə/ (say bekyooh ahnuh) noun (plural Bechuana or Bechuanas) → Tswana (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • bechuana — bech·u·a·na …   English syllables

  • Bechuana — Bech•u•a•na [[t]ˌbɛtʃ uˈɑ nə, ˌbɛk yu [/t]] n. pl. nas, (esp. collectively) na. peo (formerly) Tswana 1) • Etymology: 1795–1805 …   From formal English to slang

  • Bechuana — noun a member of a Bantu people living chiefly in Botswana and western South Africa • Syn: ↑Tswana, ↑Batswana • Hypernyms: ↑Bantu • Member Holonyms: ↑Botswana, ↑Republic of Botswana, ↑South …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bechuana (Asteroid) — Asteroid (1349) Bechuana Eigenschaften des Orbits Orbittyp Hauptgürtelasteroid Große Halbachse 3,0110 AE Exzentrizität 0,1580 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • BECHUANA-LAND —    an inland tract in S. Africa, extends from the Orange River to the Zambesi; has German territory on the W., the Transvaal and Matabele land on the E. The whole country is under British protection; that part which is S. of the river Molopo was… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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