Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles


Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
noun
British colonial administrator who founded Singapore (1781-1826)
Syn: ↑Raffles, ↑Sir Thomas Raffles
Instance Hypernyms: ↑administrator, ↑executive

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