Rhodes

biographical name
\ ˈrōdz How to pronounce Rhodes (audio) \

Definition of Rhodes

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Cecil John 1853–1902 British administrator and financier in South Africa

Rhodes

geographical name
\ ˈrōdz How to pronounce Rhodes (audio) \
variants: or Modern Greek Ródhos \ ˈrȯ-​ˌt͟hȯs How to pronounce Ródhos (audio) \

Definition of Rhodes (Entry 2 of 2)

1 island of Greece in the southeastern Aegean Sea that is the chief island of the Dodecanese area 540 square miles (1399 square kilometers), population 103,295
2 city in southeastern Greece; capital of the island of Rhodes population 43,619

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Rhodian \ ˈrō-​dē-​ən How to pronounce Rhodian (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Rhodes.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhodes. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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