A native of Great Britain who resided in either of the former republics of the Orange Free State and Transvaal.
In South Africa, a foreigner; specif., in the Transvaal, one who is not a Boer.
Origin of uitlander
Afrikaans from Middle Dutch utelanderfromutelantforeign landuteoutud- in Indo-European roots landlandlendh- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Uitlander Sentence Examples
The soundness of these views and the legitimacy of Uitlander aspirations were recognized by a few Boer officials at Pretoria.
Johannesburg was in a ferment, while General Sir William Butler, who acted as high commissioner in Milner's absence, had allowed it to be seen that he did not take a favourable view of the Uitlander grievances.
Refugee and Uitlander committees were formed both at Durban and Maritzburg, and, in conjunction with the colonists, they did all in their power to assist in recruiting irregular corps, and also in furnishing relief to the sick and needy.
In fact, so attractive did this sale of land become to the Boers that they eventually parted with a third of the whole land area of the country to Uitlander purchasers.
Some prominent burghers even spoke at Uitlander meetings in favour of the Uitlander requests.