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Noun: Cecil John Rhodes
  1. British colonial financier and statesman in South Africa; made a fortune in gold and diamond mining; helped colonize the territory now known as Zimbabwe; he endowed annual fellowships for British Commonwealth and United States students to study at Oxford University (1853-1902)
    - Rhodes, Cecil Rhodes, Cecil J. Rhodes

Type of: coloniser [Brit], colonizer, financier, moneyman

Encyclopedia: Cecil John Rhodes