Landdrost

Landdrost was the title of various officials with local jurisdiction in the Netherlands and South Africa`s Cape Colony under Dutch rule. The term is a Dutch compound, with land meaning `region` and drost, from Middle Dutch drossāte which originally referred to a lord`s chief retainer (who later became the medieval seneschal or steward), equiv...
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Landdrost

• Alt. of Landtrost
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Landdrost

Land'drost` noun ; plural - drosten . Sometimes incorrectly Landtrost [ Dutch, from land land + drost a kind of official; akin to German truchsess .] In Cape Colony: (a) A chief magistrate in rural districts. He was replaced in 1827 by 'resident magistr...
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