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Raffles Hotel

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishRaffles HotelRaf‧fles Ho‧tel /ˌræfəlz həʊˈtel/  a famous old hotel in Singapore, in a beautiful 19th century building. It is a popular place for wealthy people to stay, and is named after Sir Stamford Raffles, who brought Singapore under British control in 1819.
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