Cecil John, 1853–1902, English colonial capitalist and government administrator in southern Africa.
James Ford, 1848–1927, U.S. historian.
a Greek island in the SE Aegean, off the SW coast of Turkey: the largest of the Dodecanese Islands. 542 sq. mi. (1404 sq. km).
a seaport on this island.
Colossus of, a huge bronze statue of Apollo that stood at the entrance to the harbor of Rhodes.
a Greek island in the SE Aegean Sea, about 16 km (10 miles) off the Turkish coast: the largest of the Dodecanese and the most easterly island in the Aegean. Capital: Rhodes. Pop (municipality): 55 086 (2001). Area: 1400 sq km (540 sq miles)
a port on this island, in the NE: founded in 408 bc; of great commercial and political importance in the 3rd century bc; suffered several earthquakes, notably in 225, when the Colossus was destroyed. Pop: 41 000 (latest est)
Cecil John. 1853–1902, British colonial financier and statesman in South Africa. He made a fortune in diamond and gold mining and, as prime minister of the Cape Colony (1890–96), he helped to extend British territory. He established the annual Rhodes scholarships to Oxford See Rhodes scholarship
a rose, an island to the south of the western extremity of Asia Minor, between Coos and Patara, about 46 miles long and 18 miles broad. Here the apostle probably landed on his way from Greece to Syria (Acts 21:1), on returning from his third missionary journey.
noun 1. a grass, Chloris gayana, native to Africa, used as pasturage and fodder in warm climates. Rhodes grass noun 1. a perennial grass, Chloris gayana, native to Africa but widely cultivated in dry regions for forage
noun 1. (as Southern Rhodesia, ) a former British colony in S Africa: declared independence 1965; name changed to Zimbabwe, 1979. 2. a historical region in S Africa that comprised the British territories of Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) and Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). noun 1. a former name (1964–79) for Zimbabwe Rhodesia [(roh-dee-zhuh)] Former name […]
noun 1. a former grouping of British territories in S Africa for administrative purposes (1953–63): composed of Southern and Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland.
noun 1. (as Southern Rhodesia, ) a former British colony in S Africa: declared independence 1965; name changed to Zimbabwe, 1979. 2. a historical region in S Africa that comprised the British territories of Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) and Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). adjective 1. of or relating to the former Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) or […]