Rhode Islandgeographical name
Definition of Rhode Island
1 or officially Rhode Island and Providence Plantations state in the northeastern U.S. surrounding Narragansett Bay and bordering the Atlantic; capital Providence area 1212 square miles (3139 square kilometers), population 1,052,567
Note: Rhode Island is the smallest U.S. state in area.
2 — see aquidneck island
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