blijver

noun
blij·​ver | \ ˈblīvə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of blijver

: a European who is a permanent resident of the Netherlands Indies

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History and Etymology for blijver

Dutch, one that remains, from blijven to remain (from Middle Dutch blīven) + -er; akin to Old English belīfan to remain

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“Blijver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blijver. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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