Definition of Swaziland
1. Noun. A landlocked monarchy in southeastern Africa; member of the commonwealth that achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1968.
Generic synonyms: African Country, African Nation
Terms within: Capital Of Swaziland, Mbabane
Group relationships: Africa
Member holonyms: Swazi
Definition of Swaziland
1. Proper noun. Country in Southern Africa. Official name: Kingdom of Swaziland. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Swaziland
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionary of Historical Allusions by Harbottle, Thomas Benfield, d. 1904 (1904)
"Swaziland Convention, 1893. A convention between Great Britain and the Transvaal, by which it was agreed that, subject to the consent of the Queen Regent of ..."
2. Still Killing: Landmines in Southern Africa by Alex Vines, Arms Project (Human Rights Watch) (1997)
"Swaziland Swaziland obtained formal independence from Britain on ... In the 1980s, Mozambique's Renamo rebels launched attacks from bases inside Swaziland, ..."
3. The New South Africa: Its Value and Development by William Edwin Bleloch (1902)
"The lawless condition of Swaziland, the state of chaos which prevails in its ... There is practically no income, and if the affairs of Swaziland are treated ..."
4. Leading Points in South African History: 1486 to March 30, 1900, Arranged by Edwin A. Pratt (1900)
"Swaziland: a Joint Commission.—Sir Francis de Winton is instructed by Lord Knutsford to proceed to Swaziland, and hold an inquiry into its affairs in ..."
5. Landmine Monitor Report 2000: Toward a Mine-Free World by International Campaign to Ban Land Mines, International Campaign to Ban Landmines (2000)
"Swaziland Key developments since March 1999: The Mine Ban Treaty entered into ... Mine Ban Policy The Kingdom of Swaziland signed the Mine Ban Treaty on 4 ..."
6. Impressions of South Africa by James Bryce Bryce (1900)
"... a trading factory the Swaziland question. The Boer government, however, ultimately declined to include such an adjustment in the new Convention, ..."
7. The Geology of South Africa by Frederick Henry Hatch, George Steuart Corstorphine (1905)
"... here grouped together under the name Swaziland Series,1 show a greater variation of type than those in the south. They consist of slate, quartzite, ..."