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(Encyclopedia) Roosevelt, uninc. residential town (1990 pop. 15,030), Nassau co., SE N.Y., on Long Island. A large retail business exists in Roosevelt, and the town has become the county's busiest economic ar...


(Encyclopedia) Roosevelt, river, c.400 mi (640 km) long, NW Brazil. It was called the Rio da Dúvida [River of Doubt] until it was explored by Theodore Roosevelt in 1913. Renamed in his honor, it is occasiona...

Roosevelt Dam

(Encyclopedia) Roosevelt Dam: see Salt River valley .

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano

(Encyclopedia) Roosevelt, Franklin Delano dĕl´ənō rō´zəvĕlt [key], 1882–1945, 32d President of the United States (1933–45), b. Hyde Park, N.Y. Early Life Through both his fathe...

Roosevelt, Theodore

(Encyclopedia) Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858–1919, 26th President of the United States (1901–9), b. New York City. Early Life and Political Posts Of a prosperous and distinguished family, T...

Roosevelt, Eleanor

(Encyclopedia) Roosevelt, Eleanor (Anna Eleanor Roosevelt) rō´zəvĕlt [key], 1884–1962, American humanitarian, b. New York City. The daughter of Elliott Roosevelt and niece of Theodore Roosevelt ,...