Rhodesia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Proper noun[edit]

Rhodesia

  1. (historical) A country that existed in what is now Zimbabwe, originally called Southern Rhodesia, named after its founder, Cecil Rhodes. [used from 1964 to 1979]
  2. (historical) The area now occupied by Zimbabwe and Zambia. [used from 1895 to 1964]

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Latin[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Rhodesia f ‎(genitive Rhodesiae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) Rhodesia

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular
nominative Rhodesia
genitive Rhodesiae
dative Rhodesiae
accusative Rhodesiam
ablative Rhodesiā
vocative Rhodesia

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Rhodesia f

  1. Alternative form of Rodesia