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Africander   Listen
noun
Africander  n.  One born in Africa, the offspring of a white father and a "colored" mother. Also, and now commonly in Southern Africa, a native born of European settlers.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Africander" Quotes from Famous Books



... have come in a wagon and spider, she could not tell. But the gentleman was very handsome, tall, lovely figure, blue eyes, wore gloves always when he went out. An English officer, perhaps; no Africander, certainly. ...
— The Story of an African Farm • (AKA Ralph Iron) Olive Schreiner

... to be too British for the palates of his Dutch employers in South Africa, and the Prime Minister had almost to apologize for having at times so far forgotten himself as to act more like a Crown Minister than a simple Africander. "Free" State demands became so persistent that Ministers seemed to have forgotten the assurances they gave His Majesty's Government in London regarding the safety of His Majesty's coloured subjects ...
— Native Life in South Africa, Before and Since • Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje

... to, a very powerful Dutch-Africander combination has come into existence, and there can be no doubt but that one object of such a body, is the severance of all but nominal ties between the Cape, and ...
— A Winter Tour in South Africa • Frederick Young



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