[ahyt-lan-der, oit-; Dutch œit-lahn-duh r]
- a foreigner, especially a British settler in the Boer republics prior to the formation of the Union of South Africa.
Origin of uitlander
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Examples from the Web for uitlander
The Boer left it to the Kaffir, and the uitlander had better things to think about.The African Colony
The simile of the bird of prey is more applicable to the Boer than to the Uitlander.
What Uitlander then could ever have obtained his naturalisation?
Everybody else had been heard and judged, the Uitlander had only been judged.The Transvaal from Within
J. P. Fitzpatrick
Sovran woman is the Uitlander of civilization—and man is her Boer.
- (sometimes capital) Southern African a foreigner; alien
C19: Afrikaans: outlander
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