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1. 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.

Synonyms

  • Dodecanese
  • Ellas
  • Greece
  • Dhodhekanisos
  • Rodhos

Etymology

  • Ῥόδος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Rhodes

  • explodes
  • implodes
  • busloads
  • unloads
  • reloads
  • m-codes
  • decodes
  • c-codes
  • erodes
  • corrodes
  • toads
  • rodes
  • roads
  • road's
  • roades
  • rhoads
  • rhoades
  • nodes
  • modes
  • lodes
  • loads
  • codes
  • code's
  • bodes

How do you pronounce rhodes?

Pronounce rhodes as roʊdz.

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2. 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).

Synonyms

  • Cecil J. Rhodes
  • Cecil John Rhodes

Etymology

  • Ῥόδος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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