capital of Lesotho

the capital of Lesotho; located in northwestern Lesotho
Syn: ↑Maseru
Instance Hypernyms: ↑national capital
Part Holonyms: ↑Lesotho, ↑Kingdom of Lesotho, ↑Basutoland

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