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.

Nearby words

  1. uintaite,
  2. uintathere,
  3. uisliu,
  4. uisnech,
  5. uit,
  6. uitzilopochtli,
  7. ujamaa village,
  8. ujiji,
  9. ujjain,
  10. ujpest

Origin of uitlander

1890–95; < Afrikaans < obsolete Dutch, equivalent to uit out + land land + -er -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for uitlander

uitlander

/ (ˈeɪtˌlandə, -ˌlæn-, ˈɔɪt-) /

noun

(sometimes capital) Southern African a foreigner; alien

Word Origin for uitlander

C19: Afrikaans: outlander

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