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[boh-tuh] /ˈboʊ tə/
[loo-ee] /luˈi/ (Show IPA),
1862–1919, South African general and statesman.
Pieter Willem [pee-ter] /ˈpi tər/ (Show IPA), 1916–2006, South African political leader: prime minister 1978–84; state president 1984–89. Unabridged
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  • That evening—27th of October—General Botha went to the railway line with a number of burghers.

    Through Shot and Flame J. D. Kestell.
  • General Hertzog said that he had acted as General Botha had done.

    The Peace Negotiations J. D. Kestell
  • The painful task of acquainting Mrs. Krause with the fate of her husband fell to the lot of Mr. Botha and Mr. Hocke.

    The Petticoat Commando Johanna Brandt
  • General Botha: I am of opinion that both parties should co-operate.

    The Peace Negotiations J. D. Kestell
  • After General Botha demonstrated that he was a capable military leader he became the idol of all the Boers.

    With the Boer Forces Howard C. Hillegas
  • General Botha: Perhaps it will be well that you first reply to our proposal.

    The Peace Negotiations J. D. Kestell
  • An hour passed before General Botha sent word that he was coming.

British Dictionary definitions for Botha


Louis. 1862–1919, South African statesman and general; first prime minister of the Union of South Africa (1910–19)
P(ieter) W(illem). 1916–2006, South African politician; defence minister (1965–78); prime minister (1978–84); state president (1984–89)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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