Definition of Rhodes, Cecil in English:

Rhodes, Cecil

Syllabification: Rhodes, Cecil
Pronunciation: /
 
rōdz/
( 1853–1902), South African statesman, born in Britain; prime minister of Cape Colony 1890–96; full name Cecil John Rhodes. He expanded British territory in southern Africa, annexing Bechuanaland (now Botswana) in 1884 and developing Rhodesia from 1889. By 1890, he had acquired 90 percent of the world’s production of diamonds.

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