There are 2 definitions of uitlander in English:

uitlander

Line breaks: uit|land¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈeɪtlandə, ˈɔɪt-/

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noun

South African
  • A foreigner or outsider.

Origin

Afrikaans, from Dutch uit 'out' + land 'land'.

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There are 2 definitions of uitlander in English:

Uitlander

Syllabification: Uit·land·er
Pronunciation: /ˈītˌlandər, ˈāt-, ˈout-
 
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noun

South African historical
  • A British immigrant living in the Transvaal who was denied citizenship by the Boers for cultural and economic reasons.
    More example sentences
    • An attempt by Dr Jameson, a crony of Rhodes, to encourage a rising by the Uitlanders (the British in the Transvaal without political rights) failed in 1896.
    • Meanwhile, the British government had been putting pressure on the Transvaal to deal with the ongoing grievances of the Uitlanders.
    • He writes in his book: ‘It would have been easy, Milner later confessed to his intimates, to patch things up with Kruger, and settle those difficulties with the Uitlanders in a Great Deal that could have lasted five, ten or fifteen years.’

Origin

Afrikaans, from Dutch uit 'out' + land 'land'.

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Word of the day grotesquerie
Pronunciation: grōˈteskərē
noun
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively