DR, adjective

colloquial. Initial letters of Dutch Reformed.
1920 R.Y. Stormberg Mrs Pieter de Bruyn 61To-day we had the honour of a visit from the D.R. minister, his wife, and a deacon.
c1936 S. & E. Afr. Yr Bk & Guide 473The parsonage of the D.R. Church at Kruis Vallei was burned.
1965 A. Gordon-Brown S. Afr. Heritage I. 18The Dutch Reformed Church (Groote Kerk), Adderley Street, begun in 1699, is the oldest and largest D.R. church in South Africa.
Initial letters of Dutch Reformed.
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