Bushman vs Saan - What's the difference?

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Bushman is a synonym of saan.

As a noun bushman

is a member of a distinct ethnic group of nomadic people from southwest africa.

As a proper noun saan is





  • (Australia) A person who frequents the Australian bush or outback, often skilled in camping techniques.
  • * 1970 , , Australia: The Quiet Continent , page 230,
  • To A. B. Paterson, son of a dispossessed squatter, writing from a city office, the bushmen with their horses and simple skills were the backbone of Australia.
  • * 2000 , Donald Denoon, Philippa Mein Smith, Marivic Wyndham, A History of Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific , page 214,
  • Its['s] writers shaped ‘a group myth about Australians and their destiny’; in the absence of conventional heroes, visiting the past to claim the bushman as the first ‘Australian’, the anti-hero in the struggles against empire.
  • * 2010 , Susan Lawrence, Peter Davies, An Archaeology of Australia Since 1788 , page 117,
  • Later, historian Russel Ward (1958) famously identified the outback bushman as the “typical” Australian – a rugged individualist, courageous and loyal to his mates.

    See also

    *bus kanaka



    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • Synonyms

    * Bushman


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