Kingdom of Lesotho

noun
a landlocked constitutional monarchy in southern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966
Syn: ↑Lesotho, ↑Basutoland
Instance Hypernyms: ↑African country, ↑African nation
Part Holonyms: ↑Africa
Member Meronyms: ↑Basotho, ↑Sotho
Part Meronyms: ↑Maseru, ↑capital of Lesotho

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  • Lesotho — noun a landlocked constitutional monarchy in southern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966 • Syn: ↑Kingdom of Lesotho, ↑Basutoland • Instance Hypernyms: ↑African country, ↑African nation • Part Holonyms: ↑Africa …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lesotho, flag of — ▪ Flag History       national flag consisting of three unequal horizontal stripes of blue, white, and green with a black emblem in the centre. The flag has a width to length ratio of 2 to 3.       The British protectorate of Basutoland was… …   Universalium

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