[gah-buh-roh-nee, gab-uh-] /ˌgɑ bəˈroʊ ni, ˌgæb ə-/
a town in and the capital of Botswana, in the SE part.
[bot-swah-nuh] /bɒtˈswɑ nə/
a republic in S Africa: formerly a British protectorate; gained independence 1966; member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 275,000 sq. mi. (712,250 sq. km).
the capital of Botswana (since 1964), in the extreme southeast. Pop: 186 007 (2001) Former name Gaberones
/bʊˈtʃwɑːnə; bʊtˈswɑːnə; bɒt-/
a republic in southern Africa: established as the British protectorate of Bechuanaland in 1885 as a defence against the Boers; became an independent state within the Commonwealth in 1966; consists mostly of a plateau averaging 1000 m (3300 ft), with the extensive Okavango swamps in the northwest and the Kalahari Desert in the southwest. Languages: English and Tswana. Religion: animist majority. Currency: pula. Capital: Gaborone. Pop: 2 127 825 (2013 est). Area: about 570 000 sq km (220 000 sq miles)
Republic in south-central Africa, bordered on the south by South Africa, the west by Namibia, the north by Angola and Zambia, and the northeast by Zimbabwe; formerly called Bechuanaland. The capital and largest city is Gaborone.
Note: Botswana became independent from British control in the 1960s.
[gey-bree-uh l] /ˈgeɪ bri əl/ noun 1. one of the archangels, appearing usually as a divine messenger. Dan. 8:16, 9:21; Luke 1:19, 26. 2. Islam. the angel of revelation and the intermediary between God and Muhammad. 3. a male given name. /ˈɡeɪbrɪəl/ noun 1. (Bible) one of the archangels, the messenger of good news (Daniel […]
- Gabriel daniel fahrenheit
[far-uh n-hahyt; German fahr-uh n-hahyt] /ˈfær ənˌhaɪt; German ˈfɑr ənˌhaɪt/ noun 1. Gabriel Daniel [German gah-bree-el dah-nee-el] /German ˈgɑ briˌɛl ˈdɑ niˌɛl/ (Show IPA), 1686–1736, German physicist: devised a temperature scale and introduced the use of mercury in thermometers. adjective 2. noting, pertaining to, or measured according to a temperature scale (Fahrenheit scale) in which […]
- Gabriele dannunzio
[dahn-noon-tsyaw] /dɑnˈnun tsyɔ/ noun 1. Gabriele [gah-bree-e-le] /ˌgɑ briˈɛ lɛ/ (Show IPA), . [duh-noo n-see-oh; Italian dahn-noon-tsyaw] /dəˈnʊn siˌoʊ; Italian dɑnˈnun tsyɔ/ noun 1. Gabriele [Italian gah-bree-e-le] /Italian ˌgɑ briˈɛ lɛ/ (Show IPA), (Duca Minimo) 1863–1938, Italian soldier, novelist, and poet. /Italian danˈnuntsjo/ noun 1. Gabriele (ɡaˈbrjɛːle). 1863–1938, Italian poet, dramatist, novelist, national hero, and […]
- Gabriel fauré
[foh-rey] /foʊˈreɪ/ noun 1. Gabriel Urbain [ga-bree-el oor-ban] /ga briˈɛl urˈbɛ̃/ (Show IPA), 1845–1924, French composer. /ˈfɔːreɪ; French fore/ noun 1. Gabriel (Urbain) (ɡabriɛl). 1845–1924, French composer and teacher, noted particularly for his song settings of French poems, esp those of Verlaine, his piano music, and his Messe de Requiem (1887)