Associations to the word «Rhodes»

Wiktionary

RHODES, proper noun. An island of the Dodecanese, Greece, in the Aegean Sea.
RHODES, proper noun. A town on the island of Rhodes and the capital of the Dodecanese.
RHODES, proper noun. A French town situated in Moselle department, Lorraine
RHODES, proper noun. An electric piano

Dictionary definition

RHODES, noun. British colonial financier and statesman in South Africa; made a fortune in gold and diamond mining; helped colonize the territory now known as Zimbabwe; he endowed annual fellowships for British Commonwealth and United States students to study at Oxford University (1853-1902).
RHODES, noun. A Greek island in the southeast Aegean Sea 10 miles off the Turkish coast; the largest of the Dodecanese; it was colonized before 1000 BC by Dorians from Argos; site of the Colossus of Rhodes.

Wise words

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