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Swaziland   /swˈɑzɪlənd/   Listen

A landlocked monarchy in southeastern Africa; member of the commonwealth that achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1968.  Synonym: Kingdom of Swaziland.

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"Swaziland" Quotes from Famous Books

... Apart from the question of the validity of the preamble to the Pretoria Convention (1881), two Conventions—the London Convention (1884), and the Swaziland Convention (1894)—were in force between the South African Republic and Great Britain. The relations of the Imperial Government to the Free State were regulated by the Bloemfontein Convention (1854). This latter and the Sand River Convention ...
— Lord Milner's Work in South Africa - From its Commencement in 1897 to the Peace of Vereeniging in 1902 • W. Basil Worsfold

... many thousand Zulus who were awaiting an opportunity of shaking themselves free from the tyranny and cruelty of Dingaan. Panda made overtures to the Boers and was gladly received as an ally, and with his help Dingaan was finally crushed and driven into Swaziland, where, in the hands of a hostile tribe, he perished ...
— A Handbook of the Boer War • Gale and Polden, Limited

Words linked to "Swaziland" :   Mbabane, Kingdom of Swaziland, Africa, African nation, Swaziland monetary unit, Swazi, African country

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