Uitlander

/ˈeɪtlandə/

Origin

1890–95; <Afrikaans <obsolete Dutch, equivalent to uitout + landland + -er-er1 (Source: dictionary.com)

Afrikaans, from Dutch uit ‘out’ + land ‘land’. (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Uitlander

Uitlander

noun

  1. a foreigner, especially a British settler in the Boer republics prior to the formation of the Union of South Africa.
  2. (sometimes capital) Southern African a foreigner; alien

dictionary.com

Uitlander

noun

  1. A foreigner or outsider.

lexico.com

Uitlander

noun

  1. : foreigner

merriam-webster.com

Example sentences for Uitlander

  1. Viewed from this standpoint the Uitlander grievances were an inexhaustibly rich and payable mine.
  2. Had it remained so, it is safe to say that there would never have been either an Uitlander question or a great Boer war.
  3. The education of Uitlander children is made subject to impossible conditions.
  4. He was surrounded, beaten, and captured with all his followers, whereupon the "Uitlander" malcontents also laid down their arms.
  5. As gunpowder answers to the spark so the indignation of the Uitlander community broke out.

Nearby words

Uinta Mountains , uintathere , Uisliu , Uisnech , UIT , uitwaaien , ujamaa village , Ujiji , Ujjain , Ujpest

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