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[Dutch her-tsawkh] /Dutch ˈhɛr tsɔx/
James Barry Munnik
[mœn-uh k] /ˈmœn ək/ (Show IPA).
South African statesman and general: prime minister 1924–39. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Commandant Hertzog, on our arrival, despatched a messenger under a flag of truce to demand the surrender of the garrison.

    In the Shadow of Death P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
  • General Hertzog said that he had acted as General Botha had done.

    The Peace Negotiations J. D. Kestell
  • On the other hand was Hertzog, bent on secession and with a solid array of discontents behind him.

    An African Adventure Isaac F. Marcosson
  • The alterations are in the handwriting of Generals Smuts and Hertzog.

    The Peace Negotiations J. D. Kestell
  • About money matters Mr. Hertzog cherished no illusions, and at the word dollar Hester Street instantly reclaimed him.

    The Case and Exceptions Frederick Trevor Hill
  • Only 12 of the 104 votes cast were in favor of Hertzog's amendment.

  • Hertzog's commando was not far off, and they were strongly mounted, and could have rendered us great assistance.

    In the Shadow of Death P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
  • Whilst this fight was in progress General Hertzog joined me.

    Three Years' War Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
  • Hertzog joined him with the information that three columns had moved out of Britstown, by way of Minie Kloof.

    On the Heels of De Wet The Intelligence Officer
  • General Hertzog: Yes, but you must understand that this is only a basis, which we shall more fully specify later.

    The Peace Negotiations J. D. Kestell
British Dictionary definitions for Hertzog


James Barry Munnik. 1866–1942, South African statesman; prime minister (1924–39): founded the Nationalist Party (1913), advocating complete South African independence from Britain; opposed South African participation in World Wars I and II
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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