1. the dialect of Sotho spoken by the Basotho; an official language of Lesotho
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How To Use Basuto In A Sentence

  • British Kaffraria, Griqualand East and Griqualand West were examples of this policy, which is still represented, not unsuccessfully, by the great protected area of Basutoland. The Expansion of Europe
  • Because of its prickles the Boers call the mimosa the "wait-a-bit" thorn, but there was no thought of waiting a bit among the 12th Lancers at the Berea, when they charged the savage Basutos and captured their chief Moshesh. Camps, Quarters, and Casual Places
  • Basutoland, which is situated just behind the frowning wall of the Kafir Stories Seven Short Stories
  • I was asked if I knew of one suited to become an artizan-missionary among the tribe of the Basutos. God's Answers A Record of Miss Annie Macpherson's Work at the Home of Industry, Spitalfields, London, and in Canada
  • Basutoland was renamed the Kingdom of Lesotho upon independence from the UK in 1966. Lesotho
  • Lepotane, son of the chief of a remote village in Basutoland, becomes innocently involved in a ritual murder which goes awry. A. A. Murray
  • Kafir tribes from the north-east were chased southward into the mountain country now called Basutoland, most of which had been previously inhabited only by Bushmen, and here the Basuto kingdom was built up out of fugitive clans, by the famous chief Moshesh, between 1820 and 1840. Impressions of South Africa
  • The Basuto rides like a horse, with a long stride, and is noted for its inherent trippling gait.
  • Lesothoconventional long form: Kingdom of Lesotho conventional short form: Lesotho local long form: Kingdom of Lesotho local short form: Lesotho former: Basutoland Country name
  • In 1937 Lord Wemyss was appointed Assistant District Commissioner in Basutoland. The Scottish Scene
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