Roanoke

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geographical name Ro·a·noke \ ˈrō-(ə-)ˌnōk \

Definition of Roanoke

1 river 380 miles (612 kilometers) long in southern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina flowing east and southeast into Albemarle Sound
2 city in west central Virginia population 97,032

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