A former name of what is now Botswana, used until 1966

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  • Bechuanaland — bezeichnet: ein ehemaliges britisches Protektorat im südlichen Afrika, siehe Betschuanaland eine ehemalige britische Kronkolonie im südlichen Afrika, siehe Britisch Betschuanaland Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung z …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bechuanaland — protectorat britannique de 1865 à 1966, date de son accession à l indépendance sous le nom de Botswana …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Bechuanaland —   [betʃʊ ɑːnəlænd, englisch], das Betschuanaland …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Bechuanaland — [bech΄o͞o än′ə land΄] former British territory (1884 1966) in S Africa: now the country of BOTSWANA …   English World dictionary

  • Bechuanaland — Protectorat du Bechuanaland Protectorat du Bechuanaland Bechuanaland Protectorate en 1885   1966 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Béchuanaland — Botswana Lefatshe la Botswana (tn) Republic of Botswana (en) République du Botswana …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bechuanaland —    The British name for Botswana, a land locked territory of southern Africa dominated by the Kalahari Desert and home of the indigenous Tswana people, whom the British called the Bechuana. The Great Trek of the Boer settlers northward put the… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Bechuanaland — geographical name 1. region S Africa N of Orange River & including Kalahari Desert & Okavango Swamps 2. see Botswana 3. (or British Bechuanaland) former British colony in the region S of the Molopo; became part of Union of South Africa 1895 •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bechuanaland — /bech ooh ah neuh land , bek yooh /, n. former name of Botswana. * * * …   Universalium

  • Bechuanaland —  Former name of Botswana …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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