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Overview of noun rhodes

The noun rhodes has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Rhodes, Cecil Rhodes, Cecil J. Rhodes, Cecil John Rhodes

(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))

2. Rhodes, Rodhos

(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)

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