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 (oit′lăn′dər, īt′-)
n. South African
1. An outlander; a foreigner.
2. Uitlander A native of Great Britain who resided in either of the former republics of the Orange Free State and Transvaal.

[Afrikaans, from Middle Dutch utelander, from utelant, foreign land : ute, out; see ud- in Indo-European roots + land, land; see lendh- in Indo-European roots.]


(ˈeɪtˌlandə; -ˌlæn-; ˈɔɪt-)
(sometimes capital) South African a foreigner; alien
[C19: Afrikaans: outlander]


(ˈaɪtˌlæn dər, -ˌlɑn-, ˈɔɪt-)

(often cap.) a foreigner, esp. a British settler in the former Boer republics.
[1890–95; < Afrikaans < Dutch]
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The justification for the Boer War was the position of the Uitlanders in the Transvaal.
die Uitlanders as volg op: "(1) Die tydperk wat 'n vreemdeling in die Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek moet inwoon voordat hy volle stemreg kan kry, is langer as in die ander state van Suid-Afrika; (2) Die Uitlanders het geen verteenwoordiging in die Eerste Volksraad nie; (3) Naturalisasie en die verkryging van volle stemreg in die Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek vind nie gelyktydig plaas nie; (4) Die eed van naturalisasie van die Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek bevat ook die afswering van vroeare onderdaanskap.
Leander Starr Jameson, with the tacit support of the British government, led a raid into the Transvaal, in hopes of encouraging an uprising of the Uitlanders.
Not being Afrikaners, we shared a certain bond as uitlanders.
Por ejemplo, uitlanders ('Estranjeros radicados en el Transvaal') y boers ('Campesinos de orijen holandes, que han constituido la Republica del Transvaal, en el Sur del Africa') aluden a una realidad relativamente novedosa en el momento de publicacion de la obra: las minas de oro del Transvaal habian sido descubiertas en 1886, y en el 1900 la segunda guerra de los Boers se hallaba en pleno desarrollo.
2 Ons erfgoed is gevat en aan vreemde mense gegee, ons huise is aan uitlanders gegee.
19) Prior to the South African War, many Uitlanders had unified to lobby for franchise rights in the SAR, but this did hot indicate any newfound loyalty to the Empire.
Through sermons, articles, patriotic poems, militaristic hymns, and political speeches, the writers in the journals argued that the war would bring justice to both the Uitlanders and native Africans, build the Canadian nation in the "God-ordained" British Empire, and free the missionary efforts to thrive under British role.
Within the Boer Republics, there was intensive immigration of non-Boer, usually male Europeans, Uitlanders ('foreigners'), who managed the mines' financial and engineering apparatus.
For example, in his chapter on the origins of the New Zealand commitment, Ian McGibbon argues that at the heart of New Zealand's involvement was a mixture of imperial and national sentiment, and a concern for the civil rights of the Uitlanders in the Boer republics.