[Ads-l] Antedating of "Apartheid"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Fri Jun 26 17:01:59 UTC 2020

apartheid (OED 1947 Oct.)

1947 _Rand Daily Mail_ 23 Jan. 9/3 (Readex)  The Opposition had no native policy. He [S. J. Tighy] had asked the Leader of the Opposition for a definition of the word "apartheid." It could not be found in any dictionary.

Fred Shapiro

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