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- n. Variant of Africander.
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- proper n. A breed of cattle, well adapted to hot climate.
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- n. a white native of Cape Province who is a descendant of Dutch settlers and who speaks Afrikaans
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Recent political conditions show that the Afrikander is coming whole-heartedly into the British setup, but he doesn't come in with a sentiment like yours and mine.
During the whole war the task of the British had been made very much more difficult by the openly expressed sympathy with the Boers from the political association known as the Afrikander Bond, which either inspired or represented the views which prevailed among the great majority of the Dutch inhabitants of Cape Colony.
Afrikander Lease, as well as a participation in Kabusha Mining and
Finance, which owns 23 million shares in Afrikander Lease.
He wanted, he said, to 'knock the bottom out of' the great Afrikander nation 'for ever and ever Amen.'
'At present the Party appeals to the Afrikander about as much as to the
The leaves were golden and russet and redbrown, the same red-brown as the bunches of Afrikander cattle that grazed among the trees.
It lasted until Duff managed to bring it under control and lead the little Afrikander across to make the introduction.
Afrikander Bond was the protective system for their agricultural produce.
His organ was 'the Afrikander Bond', a society formed partly for agricultural, partly for political purposes, a creature which like a chameleon has often changed its colour, sometimes working peacefully beside British politicians, at other times openly conducting an anti-British agitation.