Definition of Landdrost. Meaning of Landdrost. Synonyms of Landdrost

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Definition of Landdrost

Landdrost
Landdrost Land"drost`, n.; pl. -drosten . Sometimes incorrectly Landtrost Landtrost [D., fr. land land + drost a kind of official; akin to G. truchsess.] In Cape Colony: (a) A chief magistrate in rural districts. He was replaced in 1827 by ``resident magistrates.' (b) The president of the Heemraad.

Meaning of Landdrost from wikipedia

- Landdrost was the title of various officials with local jurisdiction in the Netherlands and a number of former territories in the Dutch Empire. The term...
- with the name Landdrost or Drossaart. Also, Elten and Tudderen, both annexed from Germany after World War II, were governed by a Landdrost until they were...
- slaves required p****es to travel away from their masters. In 1797 the Landdrost and Heemraden of Swellendam and Graaff-Reinet extended p**** laws beyond...
- Landdrosteien, singular: Landdrostei), each led by a high-bailiff (German: Landdrost) according to unitary standards, thus doing away with the inherited provincial...
- as white." The eldest son of Anders Stockenström (1757-1811), a Cape landdrost of Swedish ancestry, he received an elementary education in Cape Town...
- administration appointed a landdrost to administer the district. This gave the district the status of a drostdy. The landdrost's responsibilities included...
- founded in 1837, administered the northern part of the territory through a landdrost based at Winburg. This northern area was later in federation with the...
- Biebouw retorted, "Ik wil niet loopen, ik ben een Afrikaander – al slaat de landdrost mij dood, of al zetten hij mij in de tronk, ik zal, nog wil niet zwijgen...
- An ordinance was p****ed in 1827, abolishing the old Dutch courts of landdrost and heemraden (resident magistrates being substituted) and establishing...
- to 31 December 1878, with duties similar to that of a Landdrost. Krogh later become Landdrost of Middelburg. Krogh was appointed First High Commissioner...
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