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Meaning of Rhode Island

Rhode" Is'land

Pronunciation: (rōd), [key]
  1. a state of the NE United States, on the Atlantic coast: a part of New England. 947,154; 1214 sq. mi. (3145 sq. km). Cap.: Providence. Abbr.: RI (for use with zip code), R.I.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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