- a town in and the capital of Ciskei, SE Africa.
- a self-governing Bantu territory of South Africa on the Indian Ocean: granted independence in 1981 by South Africa, but not recognized by any other country as an independent state. 3200 sq. mi. (8300 sq. km). Capital: Bisho.
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On the other hand, anonymous denunciations poured in at the bisho palace, and they bore the clerical hall-mark.Two banks of the Seine
- (formerly) a Bantu homeland in SE South Africa; declared independent in 1981 but this was not recognized outside South Africa; abolished in 1993. Capital: Bisho (now Bhisho)
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