Rafflesian: Word of the day for January 29, 2019 selected by Livio Acerbo Bot

Rafflesian , adj :
Of or relating to Sir Stamford Raffles, a British colonial statesman known for his founding of modern Singapore and British Malaya.
(Singapore) Of or relating to an educational institution named after Sir Stamford Raffles.
Rafflesian n

(Singapore) A current or former student of an educational institution named after Sir Stamford Raffles.
Today is the bicentennial of the day in 1819 when Sir Stamford Raffles sailed up the Singapore River and landed on the main island of Singapore, having visited Saint John’s Island the previous day.