Origin of Boer
Words nearby Boer
How to use Boer in a sentence
When she heard about the horrible conditions of the camps, which housed Boer women and children, she began raising money and traveled to South Africa to visit the sites.
“The events are spread inside and outside the city,” says Boer.
“Speaking in general, it seems the atmosphere in the city today is completely different from the crowning in 1980,” says Boer.
These are military and political debacles to rival the Boer War.The Petraeus Revolution: How He Changed the American Way of War|John Barry|January 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Tryhards Freddie de Boer, The New Inquiry Liberal pundits are surprisingly radical in their critiques of American meritocracy.
During the Boer War, Canadians flocked to the colours to defend the British Empire.Canada Comes to the Rescue of Great Britain, Again|Andrew Roberts|November 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
On one occasion Moffat halted at a farm belonging to a Boer, a man of wealth and importance, who had many slaves.
With a start, and a look as though the man might have dropped from the clouds, the worthy Boer exclaimed, "Are you Africaner?"
It seems almost incredible, but it is true that all such mishaps were attributed to Boer treachery.
This first was the Boer hospital, and even at this early hour the air was pungent with the reek of strong tobacco.
Then another shot cracked—from our side this time; the treacherous Boer, I was told, fell dead, and the action was over.
British Dictionary definitions for Boer
- a descendant of any of the Dutch or Huguenot colonists who settled in South Africa, mainly in Cape Colony, the Orange Free State, and the Transvaal
- (as modifier)a Boer farm