Sentence Examples


  • They were driven out by Boer trekkers in 1837.
  • This is not the Spion Kop rendered famous during the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902.
  • Sir John Robinson had been succeeded as premier by Mr Harry Escombe (February-October 1897) and Escombe by Sir Henry Binns, on whose death in June 1899 Lieut.-Colonel (afterwards Sir) Albert Hime formed a ministry which remained in office until after the conclusion of the Anglo-Boer War.
  • Dinizulu, however, remained at the time quiescent, though the Zulus were in a state of excitement over incidents connected with the war, when they had been subject to raids by Boer commandoes, and on one occasion at least had retaliated in characteristic Zulu fashion.
  • Such was the situation when Boer emigrants first crossed the Vaal.