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a white native of Cape Province who is a descendant of Dutch settlers and who speaks Afrikaans

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In this way a nation known as Boers has come into existence in South Africa.
This does not include those Boers who were killed or died in captivity (some 27,000) or the native Africans (from 7,000 to 12,000).
A RIGHT-WING Boer group plans to send a 100-strong task force to Belgrade to aid the Serbs in their battle against NATO.
FRANK and Ronald de Boer, valued at pounds 6million each, want to join the Dutch contingent at Arsenal.
Boers is recognized as one of the world's most experienced mobile marketers, and a pioneer of the mobile medium.
But today's surrender by the last remaining Boers brings an end to the war which was becoming an increasing embarrassment to the British government.
The Boers thrived in the cold weather, often playing in the snow while their dairy goat moms huddled in the barn.
The Scottish officer ended his story by saying that Clarkson had his picture taken in the middle of a group of surrendered Boers, smiling broadly but with one hand on the butt of his revolver.
Tensions arose between the Boers and uitlanders when the latter demanded equal rights, including the vote.
Some fullblood Boers are solid white or red, but the white with dark head is considered more acceptable.
We are excited as we develop new strategies and opportunities for the new combined Megasoft," concluded Boers.
The prosecutor's memo asserts that Jackie Boer was involved in the manufacture and sale of marijuana between 1978 and 1985, and failed to report income from his drug sales during a three-year period ending in 1984, a year for which the Boers did not file a tax return.
Descended from Dutch and French Huguenot (Protestant) settlers, the Boers were a determined and resolute foe who believed that they were chosen by God as a special people.
of the North, South Africa) attempts to distinguish fact and legend about the Long Toms, four cannons employed by the Boers during the war, by discovering the sites where the Long Toms were destroyed by the Boers.
Common prayers," Arthur Boers writes, "keep reminding me that God is present, at work, and reliable" (17).