Boerenasie, noun

AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, boere see boere + nasie nation.
1. The Afrikaner group or ‘nation’. Cf. volk sense 3 b.
c1949 Currey & Snell Threat to Freedom 10For both the Natives and Coloured people of the Union the foundations of the education supplied them is to be both Christian and National. This is to be the task of European people of South Africa, but — adds the Beleid — there is a special duty laid on the ‘Boerenasie’ as the ‘senior European trustee’.
1955 E. de S. Brummer in Pol. Science Quarterly Sept. 383It believes that..the Afrikaner must be insulated from outside influences. Thus they believe the Boerenasie will be built up.
1958 Ikhwezi Lomso Sept. 4This is apartheid in action. This is the jackboot placed squarely on the neck of the African population. It is a foretaste of what the Boerenasie has in store.
1960 E.G. Malherbe in H. Spottiswoode S. Afr.: Rd Ahead 149Verily South Africa has become the land of the corrugated iron curtain behind which the Boerenasie hopes to work in splendid isolation.
1977 F.G. Butler Karoo Morning 255To Palestine with all Jews. Don’t buy from them...They are great enemies of the Boerenasie because they are international.
2. In historical contexts. The name of a far right-wing political organization with Nazi or neo-Nazi sympathies. Also attributive.
1950 H. Gibbs Twilight in S. Afr. 179Other new parties of Nazi sympathy and structure moved into the field...Among these was the Handhawersbond (the League of Upholders)...Then there were the Volksparty, and Die Boerenasie (the Boer nation) and Die Boerevolk.
1972 Sunday Times 24 Sept. 7A lieutenant-general in the Right-wing Boerenasie organisation 11 years ago, claimed this week that he was a double agent. He said he infiltrated Boerenasie to smash an anti-Jewish neo-Nazi ring in South Africa.
1979 W. Ebersohn Lonely Place 25He was mixed up in some lunatic secret society, dedicated to saving South Africa for the white man...The name they went by was Boere Nasie.
The Afrikaner group or ‘nation’.
The name of a far right-wing political organization with Nazi or neo-Nazi sympathies. Also attributive.
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