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Voortrekker

/ˈfʊəˌtrɛkə; ˈvʊə-/
noun (in South Africa)
1.
one of the original Afrikaner settlers of the Transvaal and the Orange Free State who migrated from the Cape Colony in the 1830s
2.
a member of the Afrikaner youth movement founded in 1931
Word Origin
C19: from Dutch, from voor-fore- + trekken to trek
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