a state of the NE United States, on the Atlantic coast: a part of New England. 1214 sq. mi. (3145 sq. km).
Abbreviation: RI (for use with zip code), R.I.
[uh-kwid-nek] /əˈkwɪd nɛk/
an island in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island.
a state of the northeastern US, bordering on the Atlantic: the smallest state in the US; mainly low-lying and undulating, with an indented coastline in the east and uplands in the northwest Capital: Providence. Pop: 1 076 164 (2003 est). Area: 2717 sq km (1049 sq miles) Abbreviations R.I, (with zip code) RI
Rhode Island definition
State in the northeastern United States; one of the New England states. Bordered by Massachusetts to the north and east, the Atlantic Ocean to the south, and Connecticut to the west. Its capital and largest city is Providence.
Note: One of the thirteen colonies.
Note: After he was banished from Massachusetts for speaking out in favor of religious toleration, Roger Williams established the first settlement in the area at Providence in the early seventeenth century.
Note: Rhode Island is the smallest state of the United States.
noun 1. a European pasture grass, Agrostis tenuis, naturalized in North America, having red flower clusters.
noun 1. one of an American breed of chickens having dark reddish-brown feathers and producing brown eggs. Rhode Island Red noun 1. a breed of domestic fowl, originating in America, characterized by a dark reddish-brown plumage and the production of brown eggs
noun 1. one of a dual-purpose American breed of chickens having white feathers and a rose comb.
noun 1. Cecil John, 1853–1902, English colonial capitalist and government administrator in southern Africa. 2. James Ford, 1848–1927, U.S. historian. 3. a Greek island in the SE Aegean, off the SW coast of Turkey: the largest of the Dodecanese Islands. 542 sq. mi. (1404 sq. km). 4. a seaport on this island. Greek Rhodos. 5. […]
noun 1. a grass, Chloris gayana, native to Africa, used as pasturage and fodder in warm climates. Rhodes grass noun 1. a perennial grass, Chloris gayana, native to Africa but widely cultivated in dry regions for forage