Bechuanaland etymology

English word Bechuanaland comes from English -land, English Bechuana ((archaic) A member of the Tswana people.)

Detailed word origin of Bechuanaland

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-land English (eng) Used to form the name of a sphere of activity or interaction.. Used to form the name of a territory, country, or region.
Bechuana English (eng) (archaic) A member of the Tswana people.
Bechuanaland English (eng) (historical) A former name of what is now Botswana, used until 1966.

Words with the same origin as Bechuanaland

Descendants of -land
Aggieland Chinkland Facebookland Fireland Germanland Gondwanaland Igboland Italian Somaliland Jewland Lapland Laplandic Maoriland Meyerland Naziland Onionland Somaliland Summerland Swahililand Switzerland Vacationland movieland slumberland slumland techland