Uit·​land·​er ˈāt-ˌlan-dər How to pronounce Uitlander (audio) ˈau̇t- How to pronounce Uitlander (audio)
: foreigner
especially : a British resident in the former republics of the Transvaal and Orange Free State

Word History


Afrikaans, from Middle Dutch utelander foreigner, from utelant foreign territory, from ute out + lant land

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Uitlander was in 1892

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“Uitlander.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Uitlander. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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