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sir thomas stamford raffles


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Noun sir thomas stamford raffles has 1 sense
  1. Raffles, Sir Thomas Raffles, Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles - British colonial administrator who founded Singapore (1781-1826)
    --1 is a kind of administrator, executive

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Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles


Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles was a British statesman, adventurer, and founder of the city of Singapore. He played a significant role in the expansion of the British Empire in Southeast Asia during the early 19th century.

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1. A historical figure who was a British statesman and founder of Singapore.

Example Sentence: Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles was known for his contributions to the development of trade and administration in Singapore.


1. Related to or associated with Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles.

Example Sentence: The Raffles Hotel is a famous landmark named after Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles.

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