heemraad definition

  • noun:
    • In Holland, and, before nineteenth century, in addition in Cape Colony, a council to aid a local magistrate in the government of rural districts; therefore, additionally, a part of such a council.
    • a nearby petty judge established by the Dutch in South Africa in 1682 when it comes to settlement of minor conflicts involving the burghers. It contained the landrost and four delinquent assessors which presented workplace for two many years.

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