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1A foreigner or outsider.
- ‘The official rationale, for presentation to the British public, was that of protecting the rights of uitlanders in the Republics, but the real reason was the need to lay hands on the recently discovered Transvaal gold.’
- ‘With his fresh, brushy style, Podeswa gives a bright and quirky view of the townships as seen by an uitlander.’
- 1.1historical A British immigrant living in the Transvaal who was denied citizenship by the Boers for cultural and economic reasons.
Afrikaans, from Dutch uit out + land land.
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