Southern-rhodesia sentence example
Its use is not confined to Southern Rhodesia and should not properly be restricted to any one particular site.
Carrington, which had been sent up from Beira (by arrangement with the Portuguese) to southern Rhodesia.
He served in the Boer war of 1880-81; was resident commissioner of Basutoland from 1884 to 1893, and after leaving Zululand became resident commissioner in Southern Rhodesia (1898).
In Southern Rhodesia the white residents were enumerated in 1891, but it was not until 1904 that the whole population was included in the census.
This alone would be sufficient to controvert the baseless assumption that there existed in southern Rhodesia a ruling caste of different racial origin from the general Bantu population.Advertisement
Salisbury and Buluwayo are the chief towns in Southern Rhodesia.
In 1898 Southern Rhodesia became a British protectorate administered by the British South Africa Company.
But the war was fought to maintain white supremacy in Southern Rhodesia.