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Noun: Boer War
  1. Either of two wars: the first when the Boers fought England in order to regain the independence they had given up to obtain British help against the Zulus (1880-1881); the second when the Orange Free State and Transvaal declared war on Britain (1899-1902)

Derived forms: Boer Wars

Type of: war, warfare

Encyclopedia: Boer War