Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. South African An outlander; a foreigner.
  • n. South African A native of Great Britain who resided in either of the former republics of the Orange Free State and Transvaal.

Etymologies

Afrikaans, from Middle Dutch utelander, from utelant, foreign land : ute, out; see ud- in Indo-European roots + land, land; see lendh- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • After supper we went outside in order to escape the feet-washing ceremony (all in the same water) which this "simple pastoral people" are said to indulge in, and which they might expect the "uitlander"

    Cetywayo and his White Neighbours Remarks on Recent Events in Zululand, Natal, and the Transvaal

  • LiveJournal Community Care Team See also sensible contributions from uitlander in comments below.

    Linkspam for 15-12-2009

  • I had then felt constrained to remind the uitlander Hanekom that KwaZulu was not a creation of apartheid, and existed long before a white man landed here.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • One of the most persuasive factors in Boer resistance was the desire to retain this bar in the face of cosmopolitan pressures from the rootless uitlander, who dominated the world of mining and finance and in whose interest the British ultimately resorted to force of arms.

    The Rise of the South African Reich - Chapter 1

  • Sjt. (Srijut) sudra swaraj - self-government uitlander (Afrikaans) - a foreigner; specifically a Briton living in the

    APPENDIX I

  • Old Hans Coetzee told me that he denounced him to the Veld-Cornet as an _uitlander_ and a _verdomde Engelsmann_ about two years before the annexation, and tried to get him to persuade the Landrost to report him as a law-breaker to the Raad; while all the time he was pretending to be so friendly.

    Jess

  • The question is what voice do us struggling wannabe’s Havock, Meself, Jenn etc speak in? our Own? or some verdamn uitlander from Cape Town?

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Friday writing blog: Voice.

  • Anyhow (the matter is a troublous and a peniloose) have they not called him at many’s their mock indignation meeting, veh-men’s vengeance vective volleying, inwader and uitlander, the notables, crashing libels in their sullivan’s mounted beards about him, their right renownsable patriarch?

    Finnegans Wake

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