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bosberaad  (ˈbɒsbəˌrɑːd

Definitions

noun

  1. (South Africa) a meeting in an isolated venue to break a political deadlock

Word Origin

C20: Afrikaans, from bos bush + beraad council

Comments

Comment by lino.goncalves.125 on 5 Jan 2016

The definition is a bit off - a bosberaad is not just to break a political deadlock - more often it is a strategy meeting held outdoors, e.g. in a game reserve.

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