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OERLAMS, the name (said to be a corruption of the Dutch Oberlanders) for a Hottentot tribal group Uving in Great Namaqualand. They came originally from Little Namaqualand in Cape Colony. They are of very mixed Hottentot-Bantu blood.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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