Definition of Rhodes in English:


proper noun

  • 1A Greek island in the southeastern Aegean Sea, off the Turkish coast. It is the largest of the Dodecanese Islands and the most easterly of the islands in the Aegean Sea; population 130,000 (est. 2004)

    Greek name Ródhos
    1. 1.1 The capital of the island of Rhodes, a port on the northern tip; population 55,900 (est. 2009). It was founded c.408 BC and was the site of the Colossus of Rhodes.