A political party at the Cape between 1880 and 1911, originally established as a pan-Afrikaner movement, and later supporting the all-inclusive white nationalism which led to Union in 1910; Bondnoun2 sense 1. Also attributive.
1884Times (Canada) 6 Mar. 6The Afrikaner Bond..was sending petitions that the Basutos should be handed back to the British Government.
1888Cape Punch 25 Jan. 62The present Government should know as much about sleepers as anyone in South Africa — regular old Afrikander Bond sleepers too.
1892J.E. RitchieBrighter S. Afr. 123The Afrikander Bond, a political organization, was founded in 1881...An Afrikander is considered as such by the Bond who, whether by birth or adoption, considers Africa as his home, and its interests as his own. The object of the Bond, as defined by its general committee, is..the formation of a South African nationality, by means of union and co-operation.
1896Purvis & BiggsS. Afr. 171Closely associated with Mr Rhodes’ Premiership was the Africander Bond..at present the most important political association in South Africa.
1900H.C. HillegasOom Paul’s People 243In Cape Colony there is an organization called the Afrikander Bond which recently has gained control of the politics of the colony, and which will undoubtedly be supreme for many years to come.
1915J.K. O’ConnorAfrikander Rebellion 20One of the greatest blights that ever made itself known in South Africa was the Afrikander Bond, which incubated the germ of racialism.
1926M. NathanS. Afr. from Within 47It was at this period (sc. 1890) that the Afrikander Bond became an active force in Cape politics.
1936Cambridge Hist. of Brit. EmpireVIII. 492In 1879 S.J. du Toit..launched in Die Patriot a project for the establishment of a new organisation to be called the Afrikander Bond.
1946S. CloeteAfr. Portraits 274Rhodes formed an alliance with Hofmeyr’s Africaaner Bond, persuading him that their ends were his own — a United South Africa.
1966T.R.H. DavenportAfrikaner Bondp.ixThe Afrikaner Bond was thus the chief lineal ancestor to both the government party and the major opposition party of mid-twentieth century South Africa.
1974D. RookeMargaretha de la Porte 101In a few years’ time when the elections were held he might be the President of the Transvaal; and later when the Afrikander Bond had achieved its aim of union, the Prime Minister of South Africa.
1986P. MaylamHist. of Afr. People 154The conference..decided little more than to support Progressive candidates in the forthcoming Cape election against the Afrikaner Bond-dominated South African Party.
1990R. GoolCape Town Coolie 5One of my grandfathers had been a founder of one of the country’s most progressive institutions — the Afrikaner Bond.
1990R. GoolCape Town Coolie 19The Stellenbosch Van Der Merwes..had more than a hand in the beginnings of the Great Trek, and later in the formation of the liberal Afrikaner Bond.
A political party at the Cape between 1880 and 1911, originally established as a pan-Afrikaner movement, and later supporting the all-inclusive white nationalism which led to Union in 1910; Bondnoun1. Also attributive.
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