Rhodesian


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Rho·de·sia

 (rō-dē′zhə)
1. A former region of south-central Africa north of the Limpopo River. The native kingdoms in the region were colonized by Cecil Rhodes's British South Africa Company in the 1890s. The region remained under British control until the 1960s, when northern and southern Rhodesia gained their independence as Zambia and Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).
2. See Zimbabwe.

Rho·de′sian adj. & n.
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Rhodesian

(rəʊˈdiːʃən; -zɪən)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to the former Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to the former Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) or its inhabitants
n
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of the former Rhodesia
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Adj.1.Rhodesian - of or relating to the former country of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)
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Translations

Rhodesian

[rəʊˈdiːʒən] (Hist)
A. ADJrodesiano
B. Nrodesiano/a m/f
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Rhodesian

[rəʊˈdiːʃən rəʊˈdiːʒən]
adjrhodésien(ne)
nRhodésien(ne) m/f
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Rhodesian

(Hist)
adjrhodesisch
nRhodesier(in) m(f)
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Rhodesian

[rəʊˈdiːʃən] adj & nRodesiano/a
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References in classic literature ?
I have been offered a commission in the Rhodesian Police, and I am going out to South Africa at once.'"
Headquarters of the Second Rhodesians occupied a sheltered position far enough back of the lines to be comparatively safe from enemy observation.
The models, made from Rhodesian silver, are being sold at the Old Mill Antiques Centre in Low Town.
Stories of Rhodesian student activism thus provided space for justifying alternative political possibilities of nationalism, which implicitly critiqued the ruling party's 'patriotic' narrative, as well as for nostalgic anecdotes of life on campus, their journeys into adulthood, and the excitement of being part of a dynamic, transformational political project.
Some excerpts from his book: "The Rhodesian security forces operated a Biological Warfare Unit during the Bush War.
Elasticity in Domesticity: White Women in Rhodesian Zimbabwe, 1890-1979
Various publications which included newspapers and magazines largely controlled by the Rhodesian government also carried stories of purported battlefield activities of the freedom fighters.
He was once on death row under the Rhodesian regime for fighting in Zimbabwe's liberation struggle.
This was to expose Rhodesian troops to a front along the long expanse of the Mozambican border.
By contrast, as detailed in Ian Pringle's Dingo Firestorm, the Rhodesian Air Force, working very closely with the Rhodesian Army, successfully used antiquated Hawker Hunters, Canberras, DeHavilland Vampires and "K-Cars" (Alouette III helicopters locally modified to mount a 20mm cannon) to take out a Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army (ZANLA) base in Mozambique in 1977.
November 6 | Scottish Border Collie Club's championship show at Lanark Agricultural Centre at 9.30am and Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of Scotland's championship show is at same venue, 9.30am.
Meanwhile, eight thousand miles away, in Southern Africa, Rhodesian white settlers break away from the British Commonwealth and are surrounded by hostile Africans demanding immediate independence.

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