roanoke island







roanoke island


noun

  1. an island off the NE coast of North Carolina, S of Albemarle Sound: site of Raleigh’s unsuccessful colonizing attempts 1585, 1587.

noun

  1. an island off the coast of North Carolina: site of the first attempted English settlement in America. Length: 19 km (12 miles). Average width: 5 km (3 miles)

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