Rhode Island

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geographical name Rhode Is·land \rōd-ˈī-lənd\

Definition of Rhode Island

  1. 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 Rhode Island is the smallest U.S. state in area.

  2. 2 — see aquidneck island

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RHODE ISLAND Defined for English Language Learners

Rhode Island

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geographical name Rhode Is·land \rōd-ˈī-lənd\

Definition of Rhode Island for English Language Learners

  • : state of the U.S.



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