- Also Broderbond, Broederbund.
- AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, short for Afrikaner Broederbond, Afrikaner (see Afrikaner) + broeder brother + bond league, fellowship.
- The Broederbond was established in 1918, with membership open (by invitation only) to male Afrikaners of a particular political persuasion.
- Hence Broederbondism noun, the attitudes and actions of the Broederbond.1960 J.H. Coetzee in H. Spottiswoode S. Afr.: Rd Ahead 68The bogy of Afrikaner-nationalism, Afrikaner-calvinism and Afrikaner broederbondism, always kept alive by the press and hammered on by political machinations.