Definition of Rhodesia in English:


Syllabification: Rho·de·sia
Pronunciation: /rōˈdēZHə
The former name of a large territory in central and southern Africa that was divided into Southern Rhodesia (now Zambia) in 1923 and into Northern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in 1924.



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  • People liked coming up with stories, because in those days we were under threat from the South Africans and Rhodesians.
  • Few of the native Rhodesians had worn shoes, which was why, he explained to her, he had to feel what it was like to run barefoot.
  • After independence many white Rhodesians packed up for South Africa.

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