Boer

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Boer / bôr; boŏr/ chiefly hist. • n. a member of the Dutch and Huguenot population that settled in southern Africa in the late 17th century.

Boer

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Boer (Afrikaans, farmer) Alternative name for Afrikaner

Boer

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Boer Dutch-descended S. African. XIX (earliest form boor). — Du. (see BOOR).