Raffles

[ raf-uh lz ]
/ ˈræf əlz /

noun

Sir Thomas Stamford,1781–1826, English colonial administrator in the East Indies.
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British Dictionary definitions for thomas raffles

Raffles

/ (ˈræfəlz) /

noun

Sir Thomas Stamford . 1781–1826, British colonial administrator: founded Singapore (1819) as a station for the British East India Company
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