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Landrost

noun
  1. a variant spelling of Landdrost
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Historical Examples of landrost

  • Landrost Stofberg (Zoutpansberg) said: Disunion must not even be mentioned with us.

    The Peace Negotiations

    J. D. Kestell

  • Previously to this, every district had been governed by a magistrate, or Landrost.

  • Commandant Opperman, who was directly responsible for our safe custody, was in times of peace a Landrost or Justice.

    London to Ladysmith via Pretoria

    Winston Spencer Churchill

  • Landrost Bosman (Wakkerstroom) informed the meeting how matters stood in the Wakkerstroom district.

  • I will marry a fine Boer maiden who is the daughter of a landrost, and who has got much money and plenty of sheep.

    The Dop Doctor

    Clotilde Inez Mary Graves