Definition of Khama
1. Noun. Botswanan statesman who was the first president of Botswana (1921-1980).
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Literary usage of Khama
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Story of Africa and Its Explorers by Robert Brown (1893)
"Khama, ever a friend to the British, nearly became embroiled with the Boers about 1886 ... This enabled Khama to carry out a project he had long wished for. ..."
2. Missionary Labours and Scenes in Southern Africa by Robert Moffat (1846)
"We, of course, laid down our guns »gam, and directed our attention to the khama, which was soon overtaken and seized by the hind leg. ..."
3. South Africa: Its History, Heroes and Wars by William Douglas Mackenzie, Alfred Stead (1899)
"Khama, CHIEF OF THE ... ONE of the most interesting figures in South African history for nearly forty years has been that of Khama, the far-famed chief of ..."
4. The Leisure Hour edited by William Haig Miller, James Macaulay, William Stevens (1894)
"Whilst Lobengula has steadily refused to accept anything that savoured of Christianity or European civilisation, Khama has heartily welcomed both. ..."
5. Men, Mines and Animals in South Africa by Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill (1897)
"... Khama—Lobengula, King of the Matabele—Meditated flight of all his tribe and belongings —The Bechuanaland Exploration Company—Conversation with Khama, ..."
6. Impressions of South Africa by James Bryce Bryce (1900)
"It came into being only a few years ago, when Khama, having returned from the exile to which his father had consigned him 011 account of his steadfast ..."
7. The New Africa: A Journey Up the Chobe and Down the Okovanga Rivers; a by Aurel Schulz, August Hammar (1897)
"... traders—Khama sends for me to hear of our voyage—We leave ... difference with Khama—We cross the Limpopo river—Crocodiles kill ..."
8. With Rhodes in Mashonaland by David Christiaan de Waal (1896)
"Close to the fountain itself, however, no one is allowed to dwell, for Khama reserves the place for his cattle. I was surprised that the chief did not ..."