randlord

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randlord

(ˈrændˌlɔːd)
n
(Historical Terms) South African a mining magnate during the 19th-century gold boom in Johannesburg
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Top of the heap were the randlords (sic), the great mining moguls.
Randlords, a bar and lounge, is on the 22nd floor of 41 De Korte Street.
The development of Randlords was driven by the incredible views that the property offers," Latimer says.
British influence worldwide is recorded in essays on colonial associations such as Australian First Fleeters and South African Randlords, or in military groupings ranging from Nelson's Band of Brothers to the Desert Rats.
So we decided to get together through a new common project, Randlords and Rotgut, and launch a nonracial ensemble.
A history in which the waning of the Gaza empire is as important as the coming of the Randlords and in which the extension of Portuguese hegemony can be represented as constituting; 'essentially yet another plague' (p.
For the next thirty years the story of the Randlords and the great hole of Kimberley could not have been surpassed by fiction.
As a finance writer, I'm more at home in the boardrooms of Sandton or Diagonal Street where screwing of another kind normally takes place as South Africa's powerful randlords do deals at a higher level, and one or another of the parties ends up being shafted.
The 100 year struggle between the Randlords and the oldest decisive sector of the South African working class remains unresolved.
His father Ernest had paved the way by taking up the reins of the original Randlords who had developed South Africa's gold and diamond industries.