Proper Noun

  • A country that existed in what is now Zimbabwe, originally called Southern Rhodesia, named after its founder, Cecil Rhodes.
  • The area now occupied by Zimbabwe and Zambia.
  • village/and/civil parish in Bassetlaw (district) Nottinghamshire (county) England (constituent country) . Named after G. Preston Rhodes, chairman of a colliery company.


  • Rhodes + -ia, after Cecil Rhodes, director of the British South Africa Company.

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