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Swaziland is a small part of south-east Africa, the last country in the continent to gain its independence.
Richard Grant

Meaning of "Swaziland" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SWAZILAND

Swaziland  [ˈswɑːzɪˌlænd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SWAZILAND

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Swaziland is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SWAZILAND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Swaziland

Swaziland

Swaziland, officially the Kingdom of Swaziland and sometimes called kaNgwane or Eswatini, is a sovereign state in Southern Africa surrounded – with the exception of Mozambique to its east – by South Africa. It and its ethnic people take their names from Mswati II, the 19th-century king under whose rule Swazi territory was expanded and unified. Swaziland is one of the smallest countries in Africa. It is no more than 200 kilometres north to south and 130 kilometres east to west. Regardless, the country has a very diverse topography of varying climate with a cool and mountainous highveld and a hot and dry lowveld. The population is primarily ethnic Swazis whose language is siSwati. They established their kingdom in the mid 18th century under the leadership of Ngwane III; the present boundaries were drawn up in 1881. After the Anglo-Boer War, Swaziland was a British protectorate from 1903 until 1967, gaining independence on 6 September 1968. The country is a monarchy, currently ruled by King Mswati III. The king is head of state and appoints the prime minister and a number of representatives of both chambers of parliament.

Definition of Swaziland in the English dictionary

The definition of Swaziland in the dictionary is a kingdom in southern Africa: made a protectorate of the Transvaal by Britain in 1894; gained independence in 1968; a member of the Commonwealth. Official languages: Swazi and English. Religion: Christian majority, traditional beliefs. Currency: lilangeni and South African rand. Capital: Mbabane, Lobamba. Pop: 1 403 362. Area: 17 363 sq km.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SWAZILAND


Disneyland
ˈdɪznɪˌlænd
Dixieland
ˈdɪksɪˌlænd
fairyland
ˈfɛərɪˌlænd
fantasyland
ˈfæntəsɪˌlænd
farmland
ˈfɑːmˌlænd
Gelderland
ˈɡɛldəˌlænd
heartland
ˈhɑːtˌlænd
homeland
ˈhəʊmˌlænd
Lakeland
ˈleɪkˌlænd
Maryland
ˈmɛərɪˌlænd
Matabeleland
ˌmætəˈbiːlɪˌlænd
overland
ˈəʊvəˌlænd
pennyland
ˈpɛnɪˌlænd
Queensland
ˈkwiːnzˌlænd
Somaliland
səʊˈmɑːlɪˌlænd
southland
ˈsaʊθˌlænd
Thailand
ˈtaɪˌlænd
timberland
ˈtɪmbəˌlænd
wasteland
ˈweɪstˌlænd
wonderland
ˈwʌndəˌlænd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SWAZILAND

SWAT team
swatch
swatchbook
swath
swathe
swather
swathy
Swatow
swatted
swatter
swatting
sway
sway-back
sway-backed
swayable
swayer
swayful
Swazi
Swazi Territory

WORDS THAT END LIKE SWAZILAND

British Somaliland
Cleveland
Deutschland
England
Falkland
Finland
French Somaliland
Greenland
Gulf of Thailand
holland
Ireland
island
Italian Somaliland
land
Nederland
New Zealand
Poland
Switzerland
Wayland
Zealand

Synonyms and antonyms of Swaziland in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Swaziland» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SWAZILAND

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The translations of Swaziland from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Swaziland» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

斯威士兰
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Suazilandia
570 millions of speakers

English

Swaziland
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्वाजीलैंड
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

سَوَازِيلَاند
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Свазиленд
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Suazilândia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সোয়াজিল্যান্ড
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Swaziland
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Swaziland
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Swasiland
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

スワジランド
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

스와질란드
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Swaziland
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nước Swaziland
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஸ்வாசிலாந்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्वाझीलँड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Svaziland
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Swaziland
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Suazi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Свазіленд
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Swaziland
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Σουαζιλάνδη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Swaziland
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Swaziland
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Swaziland
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Swaziland

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SWAZILAND»

The term «Swaziland» is very widely used and occupies the 6.018 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SWAZILAND» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Swaziland» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Swaziland» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Swaziland

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QUOTES WITH «SWAZILAND»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Swaziland.
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Richard Grant
Swaziland is a small part of south-east Africa, the last country in the continent to gain its independence.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SWAZILAND»

Discover the use of Swaziland in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Swaziland and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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South Africa Lesotho and Swaziland
In This Guide: Unique Green Index to help you make your travels ecofriendly Expanded itineraries take you from cape to coast or on the roads less travelled Color wildlife chapter written by a natural-history expert
James Bainbridge, 2010
2
Swaziland: poverty assessment by the poor : report on ...
"August 1997."
Swaziland. Ministry of Economic Planning and Development, 1997
3
Teaching English in Swaziland: Essays on the Life of Gordon ...
The book, Teaching English in Swaziland: The Life and Days of Gordon Thomas is about Gordon the teacher and mentor.His life at Manzini Nazarene is one that all his students remember as filled with great moments of teaching and learning.
Sarah Mkhonza, 2011
4
The Kingdom of Swaziland: Studies in Political History
From the early stages of Swazi occupation of the present-day kingdom to the accession of Sobhuza II as king in 1921, this book traces problems in consolidating leadership under the Dlamini chieftaincy and examines the infuence of Boer and ...
D. Hugh Gillis, 1999
5
Historical dictionary of Swaziland
Reaching back into earlier periods when the Swazi nation was being formed, there are entries on Swazi kings, queens, and others who played significant roles.
Alan R. Booth, John J. Grotpeter, 2000
6
South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland
HIV/AIDS Swaziland has now surpassed Botswana as the country with the world's highest HIV infection rate in the world – around 39% of the adult population in Swaziland is HIV positive (compared to 3.9% in 1992). According to a survey by ...
Kate Armstrong, 2006
7
Swaziland
An overview of a small landlocked neighbor of South Africa.
Ettagale Blauer, Jason Lauré, 1996
8
Struggle for Swazi Labour, 1890-1920
The period 1890 - 1920 was characterized by the increasing domination of white over black in southern Africa and the associated expansion of a regional capitalist economy.
J. S. Crush, 1987
9
Constitutionalism in Swaziland: Are Traditional Authorities ...
Includes two study missions and a conference on constitutional reform. The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) is spearheading the process.
‎2000
10
Field guide to wild flowers of South Africa, Lesotho and ...
This book describes some 1,200 of southern Africa's diverse and beautiful wild flowers, highlighting the most conspicuous and those most likely to be encountered.
John Manning, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SWAZILAND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Swaziland is used in the context of the following news items.
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Swaziland win over Lesotho sets up grand finale
Madagascar and Swaziland top Group B with six points apiece, with the island nation enjoying top spot thanks to one more goal scored. Lesotho and Tanzania ... «KickOff.com, May 15»
2
Swaziland tie excites Zungu
Bafana Bafana and Swaziland are set to play on Wednesday, March 25 with the kick-off scheduled for 19:00. Read more on: swaziland | bafana bafana ... «Sport24, Mar 15»
3
Euro MPs - 'Scrap Swazi Trade Deals'
Labour Members of the European Parliament are calling on the European Union to re-think its preferential trade agreements with Swaziland because of the ... «AllAfrica.com, Mar 15»
4
'ABAKHANYWE' JUSTIFICATION
Swaziland was precluded from participating on the AGOA deliberations, on the part of the civil society engagements where all other African governments were ... «Times of Swaziland, Aug 14»
5
Swaziland: Deplorable sentences against journalist and lawyer stifle …
The sentencing of a newspaper editor and a human rights lawyer to two years in prison on charges of contempt of court after a grossly unfair trial in Swaziland is ... «Amnesty International, Jul 14»
6
Swaziland editor Bheki Makhubu and lawyer convicted
In what has been seen as a major blow to the journalism profession and human rights in Swaziland, respected editor Bheki Makhubu and human rights lawyer ... «Mail & Guardian Online, Jul 14»
7
Africa in the News: Swaziland Loses and Madagascar Regains …
On Thursday, President Obama issued a proclamation removing Swaziland from the list of sub-Saharan African beneficiaries that receive duty-free access to ... «Brookings Institution, Jun 14»
8
Winds of change slow to reach Swaziland, where a trial highlights …
JOHANNESBURG – A jailed opponent of Swaziland's government wore the traditional animal skin garb of a Zulu warrior and invoked Nelson Mandela and ... «Fox News, Jun 14»
9
Why Does Erykah Badu Perform for Dictators?
On Tuesday, singer and international pop icon Erykah Badu went on an epic—and thoroughly perplexing—Twitter tirade to defend her actions in Swaziland last ... «Slate Magazine, May 14»
10
Swaziland editor, lawyer re-arrested after release from jail
New York, April 10, 2014--Swaziland police on Wednesday re-arrested veteran editor Bheki Makhubu and human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko three days after ... «CPJ Press Freedom Online, Apr 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Swaziland [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/swaziland>. Jun 2021 ».
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