Definition of Rhodes scholar noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Rhodes scholar

BrE BrE//ˌrəʊdz ˈskɒlə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌroʊdz ˈskɑːlər//
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a student from the US, Germany or the Commonwealth who is given a scholarship to study in Britain at Oxford University from a fund that was started by Cecil Rhodes in 1902
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Rhodes scholar