Herenigde, adjective

Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, ‘reunited’, past participle of herenig re-unite.
historical
In the noun phrases Herenigde Nationalist Party, Herenigde Party: the ‘Reunited National(ist) Party’, a political party espousing Afrikaner nationalism, formed in 1939 by a merger of the Gesuiwerde Nasionale Party (Purified National Party) with a group of Afrikaners who had left the ruling United Party; HNP noun1.
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The Herenigde Nationalist Party, in coalition with the Afrikaner Party which had previously broken away from it, won the 1948 general election, and in 1951 the two merged to form the modern National Party (see NP sense 1).
1941 Star 1 Jan. 7The Ossewa-Brandwag..intends to drive those who break away from the Herenigde Party back ‘with a sjambok’.
1947 Cape Argus 29 Mar. 6Why then should he not be useful as a bell-wether (‘voorbok’) leading United Party sheep into the Herenigde kraal?
1947 G.A.L. Green Editor Looks Back 224Steps are now to be taken to organise the Reunited (Herenigde) Nationalist Party or Volksparty.
1973 Std Encycl. of Sn Afr. VIII. 87When Danial Malan’s Herenigde (Reunited) National Party (HNP; NP after 1951) won the 1948 general election, about 48 000 coloured voters still retained a qualified franchise on the Cape electoral roll.
the ‘Reunited National(ist) Party’, a political party espousing Afrikaner nationalism, formed in 1939 by a merger of the Gesuiwerde Nasionale Party (Purified National Party) with a group of Afrikaners who had left the ruling United Party; HNPnoun.

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