Definition of Rhode island

1. Noun. A state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies; the smallest state.

2. Noun. One of the British colonies that formed the United States.
Generic synonyms: Colony

Definition of Rhode island

1. Proper noun. A (USstate) Capital: Providence. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhode Island

Rhizoctinia solani
Rhizophora mangle
Rhizopogon idahoensis
Rhizopus nigricans
Rhizopus stolonifer
Rho(D) immunoglobulin
Rhodanthe manglesii
Rhode Island
Rhode Island Red
Rhode Island bent
Rhode Island red
Rhode Islander
Rhode Islanders
Rhodes scholar
Rhodesian Ridgeback
Rhodesian Ridgebacks
Rhodesian malignant theileriosis
Rhodesian man

Literary usage of Rhode island

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Book Prices Current by Katherine Kyes Leab, Daniel J Leab (1907)
"State of rhode island in General Assembly, July Session, State of rhode island in ... An Act for suspending the Operation of two Paragraphs rhode island ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"It is not made to appear, that, under the laws of rhode island, any such equities have attached. The assignees do not pretend to have trans ferred all the ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1887)
"... one of the founders of rhode island, New England, was, according to family records, the third eon of Thomas and Rose Clarke of Bedfordshire, England, ..."

4. A History of American Christianity by Leonard Woolsey Bacon (1897)
"ecclesiastical, finds an experimental justification in the history of the neighbor colony of rhode island. No commonwealth can boast a nobler and purer name ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"'State of rhode island and Providence Plantations at the End of the Century' (3 veils., ... rhode island, an island belonging to the State of rhode island, ..."

6. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"rhode island heartily joined the other colonies in making the Revolution her cause ... On 4 May, 1776, the rhode island Assembly by formal act renounced its ..."

7. Publications by English Dialect Society (1911)
"when he prints the Acts about the rhode island Bills, when, I promise to recant my Opinion in these Matters, or give a particular Account of my Reasons ..."

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