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  1. a region in W Zambia. 44,920 sq. mi. (116,343 sq. km).
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Historical Examples

  • He took parties to the Pungwe flats, and Barotseland, and up to Tanganyika.


    John Buchan

  • Barotseland, a former kingdom of South Africa, now a part of Rhodesia.

  • Native wives are much cheaper in Barotseland than in Zululand, prices ranging from two sheep to ten cows.

  • Coillard and his successors have ever since carried on a most far-reaching work in Barotseland.

  • The areas of Barotseland, Adansi, and Ashanti are not included in the list, as the figures for these areas are not given.