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1 English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552-1618) [syn: Walter Raleigh, Sir Walter Raleigh, Ralegh, Walter Ralegh, Sir Walter Ralegh]
2 capital of the state of North Carolina; located in the east central part of the North Carolina [syn: capital of North Carolina]

User Contributed Dictionary



; /ˈrɔːliː/, /ˈrɑːliː/; /"rOli/, /"rAli/

Proper noun

  1. the county seat of Wake County and the capital of North Carolina
  2. an English place name, surname and given name
  3. Sir Walter Raleigh English explorer and soldier
  4. an English bicycle manufacturer

Extensive Definition

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Raleigh in German: Raleigh
Raleigh in French: Raleigh (homonymie)
Raleigh in Korean: 롤리
Raleigh in Ido: Raleigh
Raleigh in Italian: Raleigh
Raleigh in Dutch: Raleigh
Raleigh in Polish: Raleigh
Raleigh in Volapük: Raleigh
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