a war in which Great Britain fought against the Transvaal and Orange Free State, 1899–1902.
a war between Great Britain and the Transvaal, 1880–81.
either of two conflicts between Britain and the South African Boers, the first (1880–1881) when the Boers sought to regain the independence given up for British aid against the Zulus, the second (1899–1902) when the Orange Free State and Transvaal declared war on Britain Also called Anglo-Boer War, South African War
Boer War [(bohr, bawr, boor)]
noun (South African) a crossbred mastiff used esp as a watchdog
combining form (South African) rustic or country-style: boeremusiek
noun (South African) a variety of light music associated with the culture of the Afrikaners
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