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ZAR, noun

Forms:
Also Z.A.R.
Origin:
Dutch
historical
The South African (or Transvaal) Republic; Boer Republic sense a; SAR noun1. Also attributive.
Note:
Established in 1881, the ZAR came under British control in 1902, after the Anglo-Boer War.
[1881 G.F. Austen Diary (1981) 37Erasmus is..a commissioner for the ZA Republic.]
1989 Weekend Post 26 Aug. 11The SA Army is..rooted in the ZAR’s old Staatsartillerie.
The South African (or Transvaal) Republic; Boer Republica; SARnoun. Also attributive.

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