- former name of Lesotho.
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Then I proceeded to take particular note of the capital of Basutoland.Through Veld and Forest
The administration of Basutoland is on a scale costing £30,000 per annum.The Life of Gordon, Volume II
Demetrius Charles Boulger
I say to the chief and people, How can Basutoland belong to Basutos?General Gordon
The other two falls are in the Maluti Mountains, about the centre of Basutoland.
The climate of Basutoland is said to be the healthiest in South Africa.
- the former name (until 1966) of Lesotho
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