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Cronjé

[Dutch krawn-yey]
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noun
  1. Piet Ar·nol·dus [Dutch peet ahr-nawl-doo s] /Dutch pit ɑrˈnɔl dʊs/, 1835?–1911, Boer general.
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Examples from the Web for cronje

Historical Examples

  • Commandant Cronje (Winburg) said: I only wish to say a few words.

    The Peace Negotiations

    J. D. Kestell

  • General Cronje afterward breakfasted with the British officers.

  • Roberts's aim was to outflank and possibly to capture Cronje's army.

    The Great Boer War

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Had Cronje pushed on instantly after the action, he might have got across at Klipkraal.

    The Great Boer War

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Cronje had suddenly become aware of the net which was closing round him.

    The Great Boer War

    Arthur Conan Doyle


British Dictionary definitions for cronje

Cronje

noun
  1. Hansie, full name Wessel Johannes Cronje (1969–2002); South African cricketer. He captained South Africa (1994–2000); banned for life from cricket for match-fixing in 2001
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