How to use burgher in a sentence

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The applicants are Sri Lankan nationals of the Burgher ethnic minority group.
His mother was a Burgher and his father was of Tamil heritage.
These men became free burghers or citizens who had gained their release from their contracts with the VOC by taking up plots of land and by entering into a burgher militia.
He was also a Captain in the burgher militia, making him the first known Uys to partake in the long military tradition of the family in South Africa.
I went to school with Tamils, Sinhalese and members of the Burgher community.
On the European continent, there is a clear difference between noble arms and burgher arms.
The League's monopolistic control over the economy of Norway put pressure on all classes, especially the peasantry, to the degree that no real burgher class existed in Norway.
The Burgher people of Sri Lanka and the Indo people of Indonesia as well as the Creoles of Suriname are mixed race people of Dutch descent.
Another burgher, interrupted in her reading of Goethe, might fling open her second-floor shutter and toss a panful of hot water dogward, cursing in a guttural German.
From a young age, burgher women were taught various household related duties by their mothers, including reading, so as to prepare them for their lives as housewives.
Mercator never accepted the privileges and voting rights of a burgher for they came with military responsibilities which conflicted with his pacifist and neutral stance.
An ethnic group named Burgher people emerged in Sri Lankan society as a result of Dutch rule.
Examples from Classical Literature
Every burgher has at least two horses, and some have five, and they are all full of courage.
Ministers have acted most sillily in breaking up the burgher volunteers in large towns.
The common burgher in his homespun breeches and kersey coat also took a part.
Elizabethan London was a musical city, and part-singing was cultivated beneath the rooftree of every well-to-do burgher.
Well, gentlemen of the burgher guard, what are you advancing for, and what do you wish?
Prince vied with prince, and eminent burgher with burgher, in buying books.
It was indeed the order, which the burgher guard received with a roar of triumph.
A resolution of Burgher assembly at Vereeniging authorising them to sign was put in by them before signing it.
What was the burgher life of that first century of Munich's history?
A burgher who was with them to-day went to lay down his arms to-morrow.
A portly burgher was he, friendly of tongue and free of purse.
The old knights were so proud of these names that if a burgher called them by their right ones they would correct them.
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