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Definition of Raffles

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hold a lottery, hold a prize drawing
lottery, prize drawing; trash, rubbish, garbage
Raffles Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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raffles
n : british colonial administrator who founded singapore (1781-1826) [syn: raffles, sir thomas raffles, sir thomas stamford raffles ]




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 sir thomas raffles 
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. British colonial administrator who founded Singapore (1781-1826)
(synonym) Sir Thomas Raffles, Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
(hypernym) administrator, executive

Noun
1. a lottery in which the prizes are goods rather than money
(hypernym) lottery, drawing
(derivation) raffle off

Verb
1. dispose of in a lottery; "We raffled off a trip to the Bahamas"
(synonym) raffle off
(hypernym) give, gift, present
Raffles Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Raffles may refer to:

People
  • Sir Stamford Raffles (1781–1826), a British statesman, Lieutenant Governor of Java and founder of Singapore in 1819.

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Raffles Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
The Scotch Whisky by SDA v.4.20
Raffles Hotel, Highland Malt Scotch Whisky

By: The Macallan Distillers Ltd. - For: Raffles Hotel (Singapore)