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  • proper n. A member of South Africa's national rugby union team ("the Springboks").

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Examples

  • Steyn steers Bulls to third Super 14 title Springbok fly-half Morne Steyn bagged 20 points as the Bulls defeated the Stormers in Soweto to win a third Super 14 title in four seasons.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • He said if the Springbok was a symbol of oppression, then the ANC should be asked why it was applying selective amnesia regarding apartheid era symbols.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • For him, the Springbok was a symbol of oppression.

    An Autobiography

  • There was a vessel called the Springbok that was seized about 150 miles east of Nassau, a British barque laden with goods that were not contraband, to speak of.

    The Freedom of the Seas

  • In the new IUCN report the Springbok is the only antelope species with a rising population.

    Mongabay.com News

  • Butana Komphela, proclaimed, with a fair degree of arrogance, that he could not find one piece of empirical evidence to support the notion that the Springbok was a unifying force within South Africa.

    Muti

  • If anything the Springbok has been a unifying source of pride to this country, Luke can go to hell, if he feels so strongly about the bok jersey he should voluntarily give it to one of the many players of colour who would proudly wear it.

    Muti

  • The Springbok is a lot more than a sporting emblem.

    Planet Rugby News - Rugby Union News

  • "I would say to those communities who feel that the Springbok shouldn't be anywhere on the jersey that the Springbok is a national animal in the same way that the King Protea is the national flower, the Blue Crane is the national bird and the Baobab is the national tree," he said.

    IOL: News

  • "I'm very proud to be called a Springbok and proud to be called South African," he said.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

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