Definitions

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  • proper noun Plural form of Boer.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • They were known as Boers, the Dutch word for farmer.

    Charge! A Story of Briton and Boer

  • In time, former company servants and new immigrants set up as independent farmers–hence the name Boers i.e., farmers given to their descendants.

    Cry, the Beloved Country

  • In time, former company servants and new immigrants set up as independent farmers–hence the name Boers i.e., farmers given to their descendants.

    Cry, the Beloved Country

  • In time, former company servants and new immigrants set up as independent farmers–hence the name Boers i.e., farmers given to their descendants.

    Cry, the Beloved Country

  • In time, former company servants and new immigrants set up as independent farmers–hence the name Boers i.e., farmers given to their descendants.

    Cry, the Beloved Country

  • He championed a white homeland for Afrikaners or Boers, as the Dutch word for Afrikaners is.

    White Supremacist's Murder Opens Old Wounds

  • Now and again he poked me in the ribs with the handle of his assegai, as though to assure himself that I was solid, and several times he asked me to be so good as to prophesy how many Zulus would be killed before the "Amaboona," as they called the Boers, were "eaten up."

    Allan's Wife

  • Contrariwise, people who defended the British treatment of the Boers justified it on the grounds that the Boers were a bunch of bloodthirsty barbarians who would quickly re-enslave the Africans if they got the chance (which, in fact, happened).

    Matthew Yglesias » Israel Deserves Better Defenders Than Andrew Roberts

  • The Boers were the most humane people where white men were concerned.

    MY EARLY LIFE

  • The Boers were the most humane people where white men were concerned.

    MY EARLY LIFE

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