Boer Republic, noun phrase

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EnglishShow more Boer sense 2 + English republic.
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Any of several independent Boer states constituted during the nineteenth century (but particularly the South African Republic): a. The South African Republic: ZAR. b. The Orange Free State; see also Free State noun phrase. c. Any of several small, short-lived states, including Vryheid, Natalia, Stellaland, Goshen, Winburg, and Utrecht. In all senses also called Dutch Republic (see Dutch adjective sense 2). See also Boerland.
1878 A. Aylward Tvl of Today 29It is not a little interesting to remark the hold education has taken in the Orange Free State, essentially a Boer republic.
1990 Weekly Mail 8 June 1For years Van Tonder has used his isolated farm..as the headquarters from which to wage a battle for the restoration of the old Boer Republics.
Any of several independent Boer states constituted during the nineteenth century (but particularly the South African Republic): a. The South African Republic: ZAR. b. The Orange Free State; see also Free Statenoun phrase. c. Any of several small, short-lived states, including Vryheid, Natalia, Stellaland, Goshen, Winburg, and Utrecht. In all senses also called Dutch RepublicDutchadjective2.

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