Southern Rhodesia


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Southern Rhodesia

Southern Rhodesia

n
(Placename) the former name (until 1964) of Zimbabwe

Zim•bab•we

(zɪmˈbɑb weɪ, -wi)

n.
1. Formerly, (until 1964) Southern Rhodesia, (1964–80) Rhodesia. a republic in S Africa: a former British colony; unilaterally declared independence in 1965; gained independence in 1980. 11,423,175; 150,873 sq. mi. (390,759 sq. km).Cap.: Harare.
Zim•bab′we•an, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Southern Rhodesia - a landlocked republic in south central Africa formerly called RhodesiaSouthern Rhodesia - a landlocked republic in south central Africa formerly called Rhodesia; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1980
capital of Zimbabwe, Harare, Salisbury - the capital and largest city of Zimbabwe
Bulawayo - industrial city in southwestern Zimbabwe
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Victoria Falls, Victoria - a waterfall in the Zambezi River on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia; diminishes seasonally
Zambezi, Zambezi River - an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean
Cewa, Chewa, Chichewa - a member of the Bantu-speaking people of Malawi and eastern Zambia and northern Zimbabwe
Zimbabwean - a native or inhabitant of Zimbabwe
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Ranger's work on the first chimurenga (war of resistance against settler colonialism), for example, had already been challenged by David Beach who demonstrated that in the case of the 1896-1897 uprisings, there were a series of sometimes uncoordinated or related zvimurengas (Beach 1979, 1986; Dawson 2011) rather than a well-organised and plotted national chimurenga as Ranger had claimed in Revolt in Southern Rhodesia.
Born in Persia (modern day Iran) in 1919, Ms Lessing grew up in Southern Rhodesia before emigrating to London after World War II with the manuscript of her first novel, The Grass Is Singing, in her suitcase.
Born in what is now Iran in 1919, Lessing was raised by British parents in Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe.
In 1954 he emigrated with his family to Bulawayo in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).
Prominent in the minds of those seeking greater unity was the continued subjection of millions of Africans to colonial or white settler rule in the Portuguese colonies, in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), in South Africa and in South-West Africa (now Namibia).
The country today equivalent to Zimbabwe was first demarcated by the British South Africa Company in the late 19th century; it became the selfgoverning colony of Southern Rhodesia in 1923.
They left for South Africa, then an apartheid state, and Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe).
Zimbabwe began as the British self-governing colony of Southern Rhodesia.
1970: Southern Rhodesia broke away from Britain and became a white minority rule republic under Ian Smith.
In this context Machaze's only resource was the labour of its people who, to avoid colonial forced labour at home, began to move illegally to Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and South Africa to earn wages.

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