- Southern African the legislative assembly of the Boer republics in South Africa during the latter half of the 19th century
Afrikaans volk people + raad council
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Examples from the Web for volksraad
There was in the Volksraad a liberal minority, which advocated reforms.Impressions of South Africa
If the Transvaalers had waited, they would have had their Volksraad and all that they wanted.
Now it was decreed that the courts should be dependent on the Volksraad.
They were not paid out of the credit voted by the Volksraad.The Peace Negotiations
J. D. Kestell
Five days later the Volksraad accepted the final amendments.Lord Milner's Work in South Africa
W. Basil Worsfold