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Rhodesia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Rhodesia a landlocked republic in south central Africa formerly called Rhodesia; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1980
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Usage

In literature:

There are people in Rhodesia who speak of him without love.
"The Man Who Knew" by Edgar Wallace
Knowing Rhodesia as you do, you're just the man to help me.
"Uncanny Tales" by Various
There may be dozens of MacGregors in Rhodesia; I'll see if I can get in touch with this MacGregor.
"Wilmshurst of the Frontier Force" by Percy F. Westerman
Unfortunately, there is no imperial official, as in Rhodesia, to supervise the company's activities.
"Where the Strange Trails Go Down" by E. Alexander Powell
I'm going up to Rhodesia about some mining claims.
"The Rhodesian" by Gertrude Page
Up in Rhodesia I forgot.
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
SOUTH RHODESIA AND BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
It is known also in the province of Quebec, Canada, and has been found near Gwelo in Rhodesia.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
Arrangements were concluded with the British South Africa Company for the formation of a small syndicate for working in Rhodesia.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 5" by Various
But he was up in Rhodesia some little while after that.
"Aletta" by Bertram Mitford
THE FOUNDING OF RHODESIA WILL CAUSE A RE-SHAPING OF POLICIES.
"Through South Africa" by Henry M. Stanley
The place might be attacked nightly by all the Matabele in Rhodesia for all she cared.
"John Ames, Native Commissioner" by Bertram Mitford
For the problem of Arabic antiquities in Rhodesia see RHODESIA and ZIMBABWE.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
BAROT'SELAND, a former kingdom of South Africa, now a part of Rhodesia.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
In that year goods valued at L647,000 passed through the port to Rhodesia.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
In Rhodesia the mine-captains are beginning to flog native women quite unchecked by the local magistrates.
"When It Was Dark" by Guy Thorne
Our Governments employ too many troops for Bechuanaland and Rhodesia without obtaining benefit therefrom.
"War's Brighter Side" by Julian Ralph
To Rhodesia, where they will be picked up and utilised by our friends outside?
"The Empire Makers" by Hume Nesbit
In 1891 Jameson succeeded Colquhoun as administrator of Rhodesia.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 2" by Various
The only people who can live in most parts of Rhodesia are "salted" men.
"Seven Legs Across the Seas" by Samuel Murray
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In news:

"Rhodesia," Alexandra Fuller writes, "has more history stuffed into its make-believe, colonial-dream borders than one country the size of a very large teapot should be able to amass in less than a hundred years.
According to campaign finance documents certified Oct 5 by the county registrar of voters, as of Sept 30, Tracy Planning Commissioner Rhodesia Ransom had raised $121,842.40 this year.
Fuller was raised in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), Malawi and Zambia.
Sculpture G edion Nyanhongo was a small boy in rural Rhodesia, the oldest son of 19 children, when soldiers from the white-minority government broke his fathers arm.
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