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Meaning of RHODES

Pronunciation:  rowdz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  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
  2. [n]  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 Commonwealth and United States students to study at Oxford University (1853-1902)

RHODES is a 6 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: Cecil J. Rhodes, Cecil John Rhodes, Cecil Rhodes, Rodhos
 See Also: Aegean island, coloniser, colonizer, Dhodhekanisos, Dodecanese, Ellas, financier, Greece, Hellenic Republic, moneyman



Easton Bible Dictionary

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.