[ US /ˈɹæfəɫz/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈæfə‍lz/ ]
  1. British colonial administrator who founded Singapore (1781-1826)
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How To Use Raffles In A Sentence

  • -- Halted at Ghaloom's, the Rafflesiacea is found all about, anth. bilocular, apice poro-gemino dehiscent, pollen simplex, materie viscosa cohaerenti, ovula antitropa, tegumento unico. Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries
  • They proudly told of how they had single-handedly raised money through cake sales, approaching businesses, holding raffles and selling chocolates.
  • What is the total Scholarship amount for Raffles Shanghai's 2010 scholarship campaign?
  • The most popular forms of gambling were raffles, state lotteries, friendly wagers, casino gambling and office pools.
  • The 750 or so square kilometres of rainforest surrounding the mountain is one of the world's best-known botanical paradises and is home to the rafflesia, the world's largest flower.
  • The new, mixed-use One Raffles Link in Singapore has a west facade designed to mitigate the effects of the harsh tropical sun.
  • However, instant lotteries, wayside roulettes and raffles continue to lure citizens looking for quick and easy money.
  • Cathy's an old pro at organizing raffles.
  • The Sumatra rain forests are home to some of the world's most charismatic flowering plants: Rafflesia arnoldii, which produces the largest flower in the world (up to 1 meters (m) wide), and Amorphophallus titanum, which stands more than 2 m tall and produces aroid flowers. Sumatran lowland rain forests
  • Our anchor was weighed immediately, and we steered towards their sternmost vessel, in order to communicate with her, and to show her a letter with which we had been kindly provided by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, written in the Malay language, and explanatory of our occupation. Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia Performed between the years 1818 and 1822 — Volume 1
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