Rhodesia[rō dē′z̸hə, -z̸hē ə]
Rhodesia definition by Webster's New World
former region in S Africa, including Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) & Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)
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- Rhodesian adjective, noun
Rhodesia definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A region of south-central Africa south of what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo and comprising modern-day Zambia and Zimbabwe. Probably inhabited since ancient times, it was formerly administered by the British South Africa Company.
- See Zimbabwe2.
- Rho·deˈsian adjective & n.