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Meaning of CECIL JOHN RHODES

 
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 Definition: 
[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)
 
 Synonyms: Cecil J. Rhodes, Cecil Rhodes, Rhodes
 
 See Also: coloniser, colonizer, financier, moneyman

 

 

 

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