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Moshesh

Moshoeshoe (mɒˈʃuʃu)

noun
  1. died 1870, African chief, who founded the Basotho nation, now Lesotho
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Historical Examples

  • Moshesh, chief of the Basutos, was born in the end of the eighteenth century.

    Impressions of South Africa

    James Bryce

  • Moshesh agreed, and a new frontier was settled by the Governor.

  • Before he reached it, however, a message from Moshesh overtook him.

  • She is the senior wife of a chief named Thekho, a son of Moshesh.

  • But this did not suit Moshesh at all; he must needs handle it himself.

    Through Veld and Forest

    Harry Collingwood