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Unlike many graduate fellowships, the Rhodes seeks leaders who will 'fight the world's fight.' They must be more than mere bookworms. We are looking for students who wonder, students who are reading widely, students of passion who are driven to make a difference in the lives of those around them and in the broader world.
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Meaning of "Rhodes" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RHODES

Rhodes  [rəʊdz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RHODES

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adjective
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conjunction
determiner
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Rhodes is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES RHODES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Rhodes

Rhodes is an island in Greece, located in the eastern Aegean Sea. It is the largest of the Dodecanese islands in terms of both land area and population, with a population of 115,490, and also the island group's historical capital. Administratively the island forms a separate municipality within the Rhodes regional unit, which is part of the South Aegean region. The principal town of the island and seat of the municipality is Rhodes. The city of Rhodes had 50,636 inhabitants in 2011. It is located northeast of Crete, southeast of Athens and just off the Anatolian coast of Turkey. Rhodes' nickname is The island of the Knights. Historically, Rhodes was famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The Medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes has been declared a World Heritage Site. Today, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe.

Definition of Rhodes in the English dictionary

The definition of Rhodes in the dictionary is a Greek island in the SE Aegean Sea, about 16 km off the Turkish coast: the largest of the Dodecanese and the most easterly island in the Aegean. Capital: Rhodes. Pop : 55 086. Area: 1400 sq km. Other definition of Rhodes is a port on this island, in the NE: founded in 408 bc; of great commercial and political importance in the 3rd century bc; suffered several earthquakes, notably in 225, when the Colossus was destroyed. Pop: 41 000.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RHODES


airwards
ˈɛəwʊdz
backwoods
ˈbækwʊdz
crossroads
ˈkrɒsˌrəʊdz
goods
ɡʊdz
inroads
ˈɪnrəʊdz
loads
ləʊdz
woods
wʊdz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RHODES

Rhode Island
Rhode Island Red
Rhodes grass
Rhodes scholar
Rhodes scholarship
Rhodesia
Rhodesian
Rhodesian Front
Rhodesian man
Rhodesian ridgeback
Rhodesoid
Rhodian

WORDS THAT END LIKE RHODES

Andes
antipodes
Apollonius of Rhodes
besides
Colossus of Rhodes
Comrades
condition codes
custodes
Cyclades
Everglades
Guides
Hades
Landes
Lourdes
Mendes
palisades
shades
spades
strides
the antipodes

Synonyms and antonyms of Rhodes in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Rhodes» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RHODES

Find out the translation of Rhodes to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Rhodes from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Rhodes» in English.

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罗德
1,325 millions of speakers

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Rodas
570 millions of speakers

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Rhodes
510 millions of speakers

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रोड्स
380 millions of speakers
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رودس
280 millions of speakers

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Родос
278 millions of speakers

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Rhodes
270 millions of speakers

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রোডস
260 millions of speakers

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Rhodes
220 millions of speakers

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Rhodes
190 millions of speakers

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Rhodos
180 millions of speakers

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ロードス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

로 데스
85 millions of speakers

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Rhodes
85 millions of speakers
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Rhodes
80 millions of speakers

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ரோட்ஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रोड्स
75 millions of speakers

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Rodos
70 millions of speakers

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Rodi
65 millions of speakers

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Rodos
50 millions of speakers

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Родос
40 millions of speakers

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Rhodes
30 millions of speakers
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Ρόδος
15 millions of speakers
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Rhodes
14 millions of speakers
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Rhodes
10 millions of speakers
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Rhodos
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Rhodes

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The term «Rhodes» is very widely used and occupies the 13.720 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Rhodes

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4 QUOTES WITH «RHODES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Rhodes.
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Duffy Daugherty
I could have been a Rhodes Scholar, except for my grades.
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Andy Griffith
Lonesome Rhodes had wild mood swings. He'd be very happy, he'd be very said, he'd be very angry, very depressed, and I had to pull all of these emotions out of myself. And it wasn't easy.
3
Pete McCloskey
In my time, we served with noble and ethical leaders: Gerry Ford, Bob Michael, John Rhodes, men of impeccable honesty. We didn't have anybody locked up for a violation of ethics.
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Heather Wilson
Unlike many graduate fellowships, the Rhodes seeks leaders who will 'fight the world's fight.' They must be more than mere bookworms. We are looking for students who wonder, students who are reading widely, students of passion who are driven to make a difference in the lives of those around them and in the broader world.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RHODES»

Discover the use of Rhodes in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Rhodes and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Falling Kingdoms: A Falling Kingdoms Novel
Treacherous betrayals, secret alliances, unforeseen murders, and forbidden love— The world of Mytica will hold you captive: AURANOS - Privileged Princess Cleo is forced to confront violence for the first time in her life when a shocking ...
Morgan Rhodes, 2012
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Making of the Atomic Bomb
Richard Rhodes gives the definitive story of man’s most awesome discovery and invention.
Richard Rhodes, 2012
3
Rhodes
Sent to southern Africa as a sickly 18-year-old in 1871, by the age of 30 Cecil Rhodes was the wealthiest man in the western world. Within ten years, a country almost the size of Europe was named after him - Rhodesia.
Antony Thomas, 1996
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Total Confinement: Madness and Reason in the Maximum ...
The inside look at supermax confinement alone is worth the price of admission, and the prose sometimes verges on poetry. This is meticulous scholarship."--Hans Toch, author of Living in Prison
Lorna Amarasingham Rhodes, 2004
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Dark Sun: The Making Of The Hydrogen Bomb
Based on secret files in the United States and the former Soviet Union, this monumental work of history discloses how and why the United States decided to create the bomb that would dominate world politics for more than forty years.
Richard Rhodes, 2012
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Reasoning from the Scriptures with the Jehovah's Witnesses
In this revised and updated version of the top-selling Reasoning from the Scriptures with the Jehovah's Witnesses (more than 90,000 copies sold), author and Bible expert Ron Rhodes helps readers delve into the Bible and use practical tools ...
Ron Rhodes, 2009
7
Three Little Words: A Memoir
"Sunshine, you're my baby and I'm your only mother. You must mind the one taking care of you, but she's not your mama." Ashley Rhodes-Courter spent nine years of her life in fourteen different foster homes, living by those words.
Ashley Rhodes-Courter, 2008
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Rhodes in the Hellenistic Age
This book offers a detailed political history of Rhodes from the foundation of the Rhodian republic in the fifth century B.C. to the conclusions of Rhodes' alliance with Rome in the second, a period in which Rhodes was a major Mediterranean ...
Richard M. Berthold, 2009
9
Why They Kill: The Discoveries of a Maverick Criminologist
Draws on interviews with criminals in prison to explain why individuals commit violence, examining the common threads that lead to violent behavior and explaining how intervention can stop the cycle.
Richard Rhodes, 2000
10
Architecture and Meaning on the Athenian Acropolis
Examines the several buildings making up the Acropolis as a group, or narrative.
Robin Francis Rhodes, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RHODES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Rhodes is used in the context of the following news items.
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Dusty Rhodes, pro wrestler called 'The American Dream,' dead at 69
Dusty Rhodes, the famed and flamboyant pro wrestler known as "The American Dream" in the 1970s and '80s, has died, World Wrestling Entertainment ... «CBC.ca, Jun 15»
2
Pianist James Rhodes wins right to publish autobiography telling of …
Rhodes said he wept as he read the ruling that anyone who had suffered in the way in ... The case brought by Rhodes' ex-wife hinged on an obscure piece of ... «The Guardian, May 15»
3
Dramatic video shows migrants' ship wrecked near Greek island of …
Video from the scene of the wreck shows a large, double-masted boat packed full of people just feet away from the shores of Rhodes. The vessel is rocking ... «Mashable, Apr 15»
4
Rhodes statue removed in Cape Town as crowd celebrates
South Africa's University of Cape Town (UCT) has removed a statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes that had become the focus of protests. The monument ... «BBC News, Apr 15»
5
Who's On David Rhodes' Shortlist as the Next Face for 'Face the …
The retirement of CBS News veteran and “Face the Nation” host Bob Schieffer presents CBS News boss David Rhodes with a challenge: get it right. «TVNewser, Apr 15»
6
Cecil Rhodes statue pelted with excrement at Cape Town University
Rhodes's imperialist and racist attitude to Africa causes much controversy and resentment today”, said the university, but the educational institution “probably ... «The Guardian, Mar 15»
7
Jordan Rhodes: Boro in pole position to sign Blackburn Rovers striker
But the Gazette understands that Boro are confident that they will win the chase and that Rhodes could sign this week. Boro are believed to have thrashed out a ... «Gazette Live, Mar 15»
8
Sara Gilbert & Linda Perry Welcome Baby Boy Rhodes - See His …
Sara Gilbert and her wife Linda Perry welcomed a baby boy named Rhodes over the weekend, her The Talk co-host Julie Chen revealed on the show today! «Just Jared, Mar 15»
9
13 New England students named Rhodes Scholars
Noam Angrist traveled the 20 hours from Botswana to Cambridge a few days ago, stayed long enough to go through rigorous interviews for the Rhodes ... «Boston Globe, Nov 14»
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Rhodes on pensioners, DIA, Kevyn Orr and more
Excerpts from Judge Steven Rhodes' ruling. On pensioners: "Despite the acceptance of the plan by the pension classes, many pension claimants still strongly ... «Detroit Free Press, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Rhodes [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/rhodes>. Apr 2020 ».
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