• Cecil Rhodes
    Cecil Rhodes
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Rhodes a Greek island in the southeast Aegean Sea 10 miles off the Turkish coast; the largest of the Dodecanese; it was colonized before 1000 BC by Dorians from Argos; site of the Colossus of Rhodes
    • n Rhodes 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)
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The Two Rhode Islands The Two Rhode Islands


In literature:

During my recent sojourn in the island of Rhodes, a Florentine nobleman, the Count of Riverola, became my prisoner.
"Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf" by George W. M. Reynolds
Dexter became, with Williams and Clarke, a leading statesman in Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
Rhodes captured from the Turks by the Knights of St. John.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07" by Various
In Rhode Island, it is one in five.
"Popular Education" by Ira Mayhew
It is but about thirty miles from London; or the distance of Newport, Rhode Island, from the town of Providence.
"A Journal of a Young Man of Massachusetts, 2nd ed." by Benjamin Waterhouse
I think they must have it much at heart to re-occupy the port of Rhode Island.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. XI" by Various
Rhodes continues to furnish a comprehensive narrative, and is paralleled by the shorter W.A.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
On May 17, 1774, the citizens of Providence, Rhode Island, met and acquiesced in the Boston resolutions.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
It was named Camp Sprague, in honor of Rhode Island's Governor.
"History of Company F, 1st Regiment, R.I. Volunteers, during the Spring and Summer of 1861" by Charles H. Clarke
Rhode Island May 29, 1790.
"Key-Notes of American Liberty" by Various

In poetry:

Dwelling on Asiatic ground,
North east of Rhodes, we're told,
The ancient Lycians were found,
A people brave and bold.
"Enigma XXVI." by Elizabeth Hitchener
Rhodes' fair island saw his valour;
'Mid her gardens he had bled;
Glowing as her sun, his love-words
Homeward to his lady sped.
"Colhorn" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
Found the love no time had altered,
Honoured lived, and honoured died;
And in Rhodes and in Glenorchy
Honoured shall his name abide.
"Colhorn" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
And thus the influence of that hour
Of converse on Rhode Island's strand
Lives in the calm, resistless power
Which moves our fatherland.
"Channing" by John Greenleaf Whittier
There was an Old Person of Rhodes,
Who strongly objected to toads;
He paid several cousins,
To catch them by the dozens,
That futile Old Person of Rhodes.
"Limerick: There was an Old Person of Rhodes" by Edward Lear
So first when Phœbus met the Cyprian queen,
And favour'd Rhodes beheld their passion crown'd,
Unusual flowers enrich'd the painted green,
And swift spontaneous roses blush'd around.
"Elegy VIII. He Describes His Early Love of Poetry, and Its Consequences" by William Shenstone

In news:

The reservation in central Wyoming is the size of Rhode Island and Delaware combined.
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — Students are preparing for a zombie apocalypse at the University of Rhode Island.
To place this in the physical and political context of another young man who would grow up to be president, TA was the antithesis of Bill Clinton's claim that as a Rhode...
ANGEL TAVERAS speaks about his first year as Mayor of Providence, Rhode Island, January 23, 2012.
Rose & Kiernan acquires Rhode Island insurance firm .
Rhode Island added to states for 90-day suspension of foreclosures on FHA- insured mortgages.
Bass, Arranger, Composer, Drums, Fender Rhodes, Audio Production.
CB Xavier Rhodes, Florida State.
PITTSBURGH — Duran Duran is canceling several concerts because of the illness of keyboard player Nick Rhodes.
From left, John Taylor, Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes and Roger Taylor of Duran Duran pose for photographs at the 64th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 13, 2011.
Montclair Kimberley Academy (Montclair, N.J.) senior defender Alexander Morse has committed to play men's lacrosse for Rhodes College.
Rhodes College is a Division III program located in Memphis, Tenn. E-mail lacrosse editor Mike Loveday at Michael.
The Smithfield, Rhode Island Town Council has a delima, whether to change the name of one of their street's or not.
John DePetro's Rhode Thoughts The Missing Linc .
Shane Williams-Rhodes has made significant contributions as a true freshman.

In science:

Mérolla, J-M., Mazurenko, Y., Goedgebuer, J.P., and Rhodes, W.T. Single-photon interference in Sidebands of Phase-Modulated Light for Quantum Cryptography. Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 1656-1659 (1999).
Microwave Photonics Parallel Quantum Key Distribution
Mérolla, J-M., Mazurenko, Y., Goedgebuer, J.P., Porte, H., and Rhodes, W.T. Phasemodulation transmission system for quantum cryptography.
Microwave Photonics Parallel Quantum Key Distribution
Barral J., Jin X., Rhodes R., Vargas V.: Gaussian multiplicative chaos and KPZ duality, arXiv:1202.5296v2.
Critical Gaussian Multiplicative Chaos: Convergence of the Derivative Martingale
If one reverses the action from left to right and ignores the additive structure, U2 is the aperiodic unit in the Krohn-Rhodes Theorem.
Wreath Products of Forest Algebras, with Applications to Tree Logics
Another way of looking at this research is that it sets the scene for a Krohn-Rhodes theorem for trees.
Wreath Products of Forest Algebras, with Applications to Tree Logics