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Fighter of 1899-1902

1899 warrior

Great Trek participant

Transvaal settler

Louis Botha, notably

Anglo-___ War

___ War

One who fought Uitlanders

___ War of 1899

Orange Free State settler

Great Trek trekker

Great Trek participant of the 1830s

Cape settler

Great Trek emigrant

Transvaal trekker

Great Trek figure

Uitlander foe

It means "farmer" in Afrikaans

Participant in an 1899 conflict

Andries Pretorius, e.g., who gave his name to a national capital

Paul Kruger of Krugerrand fame, e.g.

Two-time belligerent against the British Empire

Great Trek figure of the 1830s

A white native of Cape Province who is a descendant of Dutch settlers and who speaks Afrikaans

A Cape Town citizen

South African colonist

South African

Capetown citizen

A Pretorian

S. African of Huguenot descent

Veld settler

War of yore

Dutch colonist in South Africa

South African citizen

South African settler

Uitlander foe: 1899–1902

Dutch South African

Oom Paul was one

Combatant of 1899

Literally, farmer

"Farmer," in Dutch

One of the wars

Englishman's foe: 1899-1902

___ War: 1899–1902

Certain S. African

Jan Smuts, e.g.

Smuts, e.g.

Oom Paul Kruger, for one

Mafeking fighter: 1899–1900

Certain South African

A South African

A Capetown citizen, e.g.

Smuts was one

S. African of Dutch extraction

Dutch settler in Africa

War of 1899–1902

Word definitions for boer in dictionaries

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Boer \Boer\, n. [D., a farmer. See Boor .] A colonist or farmer in South Africa of Dutch descent.

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 A Dutch colonist in South Africa, or one of their (white) descendants, especially a farmer; an Afrikaner. 2 A militant in the (w: Boer War)

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"Dutch colonist in South Africa," 1824, from Dutch boer "farmer," from Middle Dutch, cognate with Old English gebur "dweller, farmer, peasant," and thus related to bower , German Bauer , and the final syllable of neighbor (see boor ). Boer War (1899-1902)...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Boer (, or ; ) is the Dutch and Afrikaans word for "farmer". As used in South Africa, it was used to denote the descendants of the Dutch-speaking settlers of the eastern Cape frontier in Southern Africa during the 18th century. For a time the Dutch East...

Usage examples of boer.

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.

The men appear to have been chiefly colonial rebels, and not Boers of the backveld, and to that happy chance it may be that the comparative harmlessness of their fire was due.

The competition of younger professionals, of wandering backveld Boers and even of poaching natives who had obtained guns, was growing severe.

At Beira, a Portuguese port through which we have treaty rights by which we may pass troops, a curious mixed force of Australians, New Zealanders and others was being disembarked and pushed through to Rhodesia, so as to cut off any trek which the Boers might make in that direction.

Whilst the Boers were making this daring raid a force consisting of several mobile columns was being organised by General Settle to arrest and finally to repel the western invasion.

The rest of the Boer forces doubled back at night between the columns and escaped over the Zululand border, where 200 of them surrendered.

On April 13th the southern columns were started, but already the British preparations had alarmed the Boers, and Botha, with his main commandos, had slipped south across the line into that very district from which he had been so recently driven.

That the Boers in the field had no doubts as to the good treatment of these people was shown by the fact that they repeatedly left their families in the way of the columns so that they might be conveyed to the camps.

British columns were full cry upon his heels, however, and the Boers after a few hours left the gutted town and vanished into the hills once more.

Two British forces, aided by smaller columns, were endeavouring to surround the Boer leader.

Of all the sixty odd British columns which were traversing the Boer states there was not one which had a better record than that commanded by Colonel Benson.

The Boer force was followed up by two British columns under Kekewich and Fetherstonhaugh.

The blockhouse system had been developed to a very complete extent in the Orange River Colony, and the small bands of Boers found it increasingly difficult to escape from the British columns who were for ever at their heels.

To the south of this line the Boer resistance had practically ceased, although several columns moved continually through it, and gleaned up the broken fragments of the commandos.

But to get to the other side of the Boers it was necessary to march the columns through by night.