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Bechuana

[ bech-oo-ah-nuh, bek-yoo- ]
/ ˌbɛtʃ uˈɑ nə, ˌbɛk yu- /
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noun, plural Bech·u·a·nas, (especially collectively) Bech·u·a·na.

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Origin of Bechuana

First recorded in 1795–1805
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British Dictionary definitions for Bechuana

Bechuana
/ (bɛˈtʃwɑːnə, ˌbɛtʃʊˈɑːnə, ˌbɛkjʊ-) /

noun plural -na or -nas

a former name for Tswana
a former name for a member of the Bantu people of Botswana
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