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Boer

a dual-purpose South African goat, the common goat of that country, with lop ears, of many colors.
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Boer dual-purpose sheep. By permission from Sambraus HH, Livestock Breeds, Mosby, 1992
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While Kemp believes that the Boers are a cultural and ideologically uniform group, scholars such as Dan O'Meara (1983) have shown that Afrikaans speakers were nothing of the sort and that Afrikaner nationalist ideology was created in an attempt to heal numerous rifts.
The Boer War has been for many years submerged in public memory by the Great War and after that, by the Second World War.
The de Boer twins have informed Ajax they will be leaving after the World Cup finals and want to head for Dennis Bergkamp and Marc Overmars at Highbury.
To schedule an interview or meeting with Carsten Boers at impact
More than 22, 000 British soldiers have died in the war which began in October 1899 following attempts to force the South Africa Boer republics to join the British Empire.
On our first trips to Texas, when Boers were still quite rare, we never once saw Boer-cross goats in commercial meat herds.
The Scotsman told the Australian about the legendary exploits of a Canadian soldier which he had heard about from both Boer and British sources.
When the Boers were finally subdued in May, 1902, about 22,000 empire soldiers and 7,000 Boer fighters had died.
The use of guard dogs (such as the Great Pyrenees) is regarded as a necessity under range conditions, but Boers are usually confined to well-fenced areas in order protect the owner's investment.
Boer was an Iowa resident when a federal grand jury indicted him in 1989 for not filing a tax return for the year 1984, when authorities allege that he and his wife made more than $92,000.
Surrounded by British colonies and protectorates, the Boers began to fear that they would be overwhelmed from within; whilst the Outlanders called out that they were heavily taxed yet excluded from government.
In chapter 2, Boers shares the stories of his pilgrimages to "uncommon communities" that practice the daily office.