Le·so·tho (lə-sōtō, -st) Formerly Ba·su·to·land (bə-stō-lănd′)
A country of southern Africa forming an enclave within east-central South Africa. Inhabited originally by the San and later by a variety of Sotho-speaking peoples, the area became a British protectorate in 1868 and achieved its independence in 1966. Maseru is the capital.
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