Boers



a South African of Dutch extraction.
of or relating to the Boers.
Historical Examples

The Last Boer War H. Rider Haggard
The Dop Doctor Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
With Rimington L. March Phillipps
The Dop Doctor Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
McClure’s Magazine, Vol. XXXI, September 1908, No. 5 Various
The Hero William Somerset Maugham
The Siege of Mafeking (1900) J. Angus Hamilton.
The Hero William Somerset Maugham
The Vee-Boers Mayne Reid
A Yeoman’s Letters P. T. Ross

noun, adjective

a descendant of any of the Dutch or Huguenot colonists who settled in South Africa, mainly in Cape Colony, the Orange Free State, and the Transvaal
(as modifier): a Boer farm

n.
Boers [(bohrz, bawrz, boorz)]

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