noun Etymology: Afrikaans, from Middle Dutch utelander foreigner, from utelant foreign territory, from ute out + lant land Date: 1892 foreigner; especially a British resident in the former republics of the Transvaal and Orange Free State

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  • Uitlander — Uitlander, Afrikaans for outlander , was the name given to foreign migrant workers during the initial exploitation of the Witwatersrand gold fields in the Transvaal. Boer War These vast gold fields were discovered in 1886, within ten years the… …   Wikipedia

  • Uitlander — Uit land er, n. [D. Cf. {Outlander}.] A foreigner; an outlander. [South Africa] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • uitlander — [ëit′län΄dər; ] E [ oit′lan΄dər, āt′lan΄dər, īt′lan΄dər] n. [Afrik < Du uit, out (for IE base see OUT) + land, land] in South Africa, a foreigner; specif., in the Transvaal, one who is not a Boer …   English World dictionary

  • Uitlander — Le cimetière des uitlanders à Pilgrim s Rest, au Mpumalanga Le terme Uitlander, un mot afrikaans signifiant « étranger », fut utilisé pour désigner les travailleurs émigrants étrangers au cours de l exploitation des mines d or du… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • uitlander — /uyt lan deuhr, oyt /; Du. /ueit lahn deuhrdd/, n. (often cap.) a foreigner, esp. a British settler in the Boer republics prior to the formation of the Union of South Africa. [1890 95; < Afrik < obs. D, equiv. to uit OUT + land LAND + er ER1] * * …   Universalium

  • Uitlander — Hollandsk for udlænding. Boernes navn på indvandrede fremmede i Sydafrika …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Uitlander — n. foreigner (in South Africa) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • uitlander — uit·land·er …   English syllables

  • uitlander — uit•land•er [[t]ˈaɪtˌlæn dər, ˌlɑn , ˈɔɪt [/t]] n. why peo (often cap.) a foreigner, esp. a British settler in the former Boer republics • Etymology: 1890–95; < Afrik < D …   From formal English to slang

  • uitlander —   n. foreigner ; British resident in former Boer state …   Dictionary of difficult words

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