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Definition of "rhodesian" [rhodesian]

  • Of or pertaining to Rhodesia.
  • A native or an inhabitant of Rhodesia of European ancestry. (noun)
  • One of the ‘Rhodes Scholars’ entered at Oxford University under the terms of the will of Cecil Rhodes, who died in South Africa in 1903. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "rhodesian" in a sentence
  • "Do you remember his crusade for some white rhodesian to be given asylum?"
  • "Semi-arid areas with scrub vegetation, such as shown here, provide an excellent habitat for the vector of rhodesian sleeping sickness."
  • "Believe me when I say every black rhodesian lived far better before majority rule came about in the late seventies."