Afrikanderism

noun

Af·​ri·​kan·​der·​ism
variants or Africanderism
ˌa-fri-ˈkan-də-ˌri-zəm
plural -s
1
: the principles, policies, or practices of Afrikaners
2
: a characteristic feature of Afrikaans occurring in another language especially in South Africa

Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Afrikanderism was in 1881

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“Afrikanderism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Afrikanderism. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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