rhodes scholar

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Rhodes scholarship
 
n
one of 72 scholarships founded by Cecil Rhodes, awarded annually on merit to Commonwealth and US students to study for two or sometimes three years at Oxford University
 
Rhodes scholar
 
n

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Rhodes scholar
holder of any of the scholarships founded at Oxford in 1902 by British financier and imperialist Cecil Rhodes (1853-1902), for whom the former African nation of Rhodesia also was named.
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