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EtymologyEdit

From Tswana kgotla.

NounEdit

kgotla ‎(plural kgotlas or dikgotla)

  1. Any of several types of public meetings in a Botswana village, especially involving a gathering of tribal elders; also the place where such a meeting is held.
    • 2009, The Botswana Gazette, 11 Aug 2009:
      Speaking at the Mochudi main kgotla after the graduation of at least 1 281 initiates, Kgafela said though there were few challenges, the exercise had been successful.

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kgotla class 9/10 ‎(plural dikgotla)

  1. tribal assembly, kgotla