- a region in the S Republic of South Africa: inhabited mostly by the Xhosa.
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In which process the Kaffrarian Rangers had gallantly borne their part.
The return of the Kaffrarian Rangers became a matter of daily expectation.
The Kaffrarian Rangers were, as we have said, a corps raised in the district.
Where all did well, the Kaffrarian Rifles did especially fine service.South Africa and the Transvaal War, vol. 7
This officer rendered valuable service with the Kaffrarian Rifles.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 6 (of 6)
- of or relating to Kaffraria, a former region of S central South Africa, or its inhabitants
- a native or inhabitant of Kaffraria
- a former region of S central South Africa: inhabited chiefly by people then known as the Kaffirs; British Kaffraria was a crown colony established in 1853 in the southwest of the region and annexed to Cape Colony in 1865