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BOER

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 115 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BOER, the Dutch form of the Eng. " boor," in its original signification of husbandman (Ger. Bauer), a name given to the Dutch farmers of South Africa:, and especially to the Dutch population of the Transvaal and Orange River States. (See SOUTH AFRICA and, TRANSVAAL.)
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