Definition of Sir Thomas Raffles

1. Noun. British colonial administrator who founded Singapore (1781-1826).

Exact synonyms: Raffles, Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
Generic synonyms: Administrator, Executive



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sir Thomas Raffles

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Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler
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Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
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Sir Stephen Harold Spender
Sir Terence Mervyn Rattigan
Sir Thomas Gresham
Sir Thomas Lawrence
Sir Thomas Malory
Sir Thomas More
Sir Thomas Raffles (current term)
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
Sir Thomas Wyat
Sir Thomas Wyatt
Sir Tim Rice
Sir Tom Stoppard
Sir Walter Norman Haworth
Sir Walter Ralegh
Sir Walter Raleigh
Sir Walter Scott
Sir William Alexander Craigie
Sir William Chambers
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Literary usage of Sir Thomas Raffles

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1. The Monthly Magazine by Richard Phillips (1826)
"Thus," observes Sir Thomas Raffles, " in two small open boats, without a drop of water, or grain of food, or a rag of covering, except what we happened at ..."

2. The Life of the Right Reverend Thomas Fanshaw Middleton, D. D., Late Bishop by Charles Webb Le Bas (1831)
"favourable circumstance of the case is, that I CHAP. there met with Sir Thomas Raffles, who is lieu- 'v^v^ tenant-governor of Bencoolen, and a man of great ..."

3. The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany (1819)
"Sir Thomas Raffles found himself obliged to agree to the unconditional surrender of ... Sir Thomas Raffles had again endeavoured to obtain justice for that ..."

4. The Cambrian (1901)
"Sir Thomas Raffles. \Milliam Wilberforce, Sir Thomas Duppa. Sir William Sterndale Bennett, Rev. ..."

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