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uitlander

[ ahyt-lan-der, oit-; Dutch œit-lahn-duhr ]
/ ˈaɪtˌlæn dər, ˈɔɪt-; Dutch ˈœɪtˌlɑn dər /
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noun (often initial capital letter)

a foreigner, especially a British settler in the Boer republics prior to the formation of the Union of South Africa.

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Origin of uitlander

1890–95; <Afrikaans <obsolete Dutch, equivalent to uitout + landland + -er-er1
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uitlander
/ (ˈeɪtˌlandə, -ˌlæn-, ˈɔɪt-) /

noun

(sometimes capital) Southern African a foreigner; alien

Word Origin for uitlander

C19: Afrikaans: outlander
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