Angola Boer, noun phrase

Origin:
See Boer sense 2.
historical
In the plural, used collectively: a group of Boers who migrated to south-western Angola and settled there in 1881; Dorsland trekker, see Dorsland.
1943 D. Reitz No Outspan 104He followed a faint track which he optimistically called the Road of the Angola Boers. He said it was the route taken by the Thirstland Trekkers when they passed through forty-five years ago.
1977 Sunday Times 9 Oct. 17An Afrikaner, descended from the Dorsland Trekker ‘Angola Boers’, notes that most Portuguese are sending their children to Afrikaans schools. ‘Perhaps..the ties with the Angola Boers still survive.’
a group of Boers who migrated to south-western Angola and settled there in 1881; Dorsland trekker, see Dorsland.

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