Definitions for uitlanderˈaɪtˌlæn dər, -ˌlɑn-, ˈɔɪt-

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uit•land•erˈaɪtˌlæn dər, -ˌlɑn-, ˈɔɪt-(n.)

  1. (often cap.) a foreigner, esp. a British settler in the former Boer republics.

    Category: Western History, Peoples

Origin of uitlander:

1890–95; < Afrik < D


  1. Uitlander

    Uitlander, Afrikaans for "foreigner", was the name given to expatriate migrant workers during the initial exploitation of the Witwatersrand gold fields in the Transvaal. The limited rights granted this group in the Boer republics was one of the contributing factors behind the Second Boer War.


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