- A courtyard or similar enclosure, especially the first of two courtyards in a traditional Sotho homestead.More example sentences
- Board members, management and staff of the zoo, and guests from Bird Life South Africa and Sasol, gathered at a lapa adjoining the Sasol Wing of the bird enclosure, for the official launch of the booklet on 9 June.
- Here, on 2.8 hectares of prime real estate in Orlando West, people can rent one of the 10 self-catering bushveld-style lapas - available for the day - or hold conferences or functions.
- Seating is offered under the lapas, around the bar (on unique lavatory seats), indoors or out in the garden.
from Sotho lelapa.