Noun (Plural "Boere") Pronounced [ˈbuːr] in Afrikaans.
The Dutch and Afrikaans name for a farmer.
Besides its literal meaning, it is also used as a synonym for an Afrikaner or Afrikaans-speaking descendents of the Dutch settlers.
Later gained a more pejorative/negative connotation among opponents of the Nationalist Party, in the anti-Apartheid period and even thereafter.
Some adjectival derivatives:
Boere-oorlog (or Boer War in English), Boere Republiek ("Boer Republic"), Boerestaat ("Boer state"), Boerevolk ("Boer nation"), Boeretaal ("Boer language"), Boere-musiek ("Boer music"), Boere-orkes ("Boer orchestra"), Boerewors ("farmers sausage"), etc.
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