In the plural, used collectively:a group of Boers who migrated to south-western Angola and settled there in 1881; Dorsland trekker, see Dorsland.
1943D. ReitzNo 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.
1944‘Twede in Bevel’Piet Kolonel 125I expressed a certain amount of surprise at his decision not to return to his parents, because family ties are nowhere more binding than amongst the Angola Boers.
1970G.P.J. Trümpelmann inStd Encycl. of Sn Afr.I. 426At their own request approximately 2,000 of the Angola Boers were moved by the South African government to South-West Africa in 1928.
1976O. LevinsonStory of Namibia 98In 1928 most of the Thirstland Trekkers (or Angola Boers as they are also known) who had survived this monumental journey — together with their descendants — were brought back from Angola and settled in various parts of northern and eastern Namibia.
1977Sunday 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.’
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