Definition of Rhodesian

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the former country of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).

Partainyms: Rhodesia
Derivative terms: Rhodesia

Definition of Rhodesian

1. Adjective. From, pertaining, or relating to Rhodesia or its people or culture. ¹

2. Noun. Someone from Rhodesia ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhodesian

Rho(D) immunoglobulin
Rhodanthe manglesii
Rhode Island
Rhode Island Red
Rhode Island bent
Rhode Island red
Rhode Islander
Rhode Islanders
Rhodes scholar
Rhodesian (current term)
Rhodesian Ridgeback
Rhodesian Ridgebacks
Rhodesian malignant theileriosis
Rhodesian man
Rhodesian ridgeback
Rhodesian trypanosomiasis
Rhodie bar
Rhodie bars
Rhododendron californicum
Rhododendron maxima

Literary usage of Rhodesian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1908)
"Rhodesian Big Game Preserves. COLONEL LOCKWOOD (Essex, Epping) : I beg to ask the Under- -'ecretary of State for the Colonies, whether, ..."

2. Rhodesia by Sharrad H. Gilbert (1901)
"We were leaving the fever-stricken camp of Bamboo Creek for the healthy mountain ranges of the Rhodesian border. The order had come suddenly. ..."

3. The Gold of Ophir: Whence Brought and by Whom? by Augustus Henry Keane (1901)
"... CULTURE—ECHOES OF Rhodesian CONTACTS. MEANWHILE, we have to consider the actual relations of the early ..."

4. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1904)
"... FEVER OR Rhodesian REDWATER). By Dr A. THEILER, Government Veterinary Bacteriologist, and STEWART STOCKMAN, Principal Veterinary Surgeon, Transvaal. ..."

5. The Rise and Fall of Krugerism: A Personal Record of Forty Years in South Africa by John Scoble, Hugh Romilly Abercrombie (1900)
"... CHAPTER XI A Rhodesian SUBSTITUTE FOR FEET OF CLAY THERE were now four factors in South African politics, ..."

6. Still Killing: Landmines in Southern Africa by Alex Vines, Arms Project (Human Rights Watch) (1997)
"Fifteen months later the second recorded incident happened in the same area.317 The Rhodesian security forces anticipated that it was only a matter of time ..."

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