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Definition of the noun raleigh

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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)


  1. Raleigh is the capital of the state of North Carolina as well as the seat of Wake County. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. The city covers a land area of 142.8 square miles. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the city's population to be 431,746 as of July 1, 2013. It is also one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County.
  2. Raleigh is a town in, and the county seat of, Smith County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 1,462 at the 2010 census, making it the largest town in Smith County. Named for English explorer Sir Walter Raleigh, Raleigh has been home to such Mississippians as Governor Robert Lowry, Governor/U.S. Senator Anselm McLaurin and pioneer William H. Hardy.
  3. The Raleigh Amtrak Station, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, is served by three passenger trains, the Silver Star, Piedmont and Carolinian. The street address is 320 West Cabarrus Street, and is located just to the southwest of downtown Raleigh.
  4. Raleigh is a village in Saline County, Illinois, United States. The population was 330 at the 2000 census.
  5. Raleigh is a suburban community in northcentral Memphis, Tennessee named for a formerly incorporated town that used to be at its center. Today the boundaries of Raleigh are designated by the 38128 ZIP Code. Raleigh is bordered on the west by the community of Frayser, on the east by the incorporated suburb of Bartlett, on the south by the Wolf River and the northern loop of I-240, and on the north by the Memphis city limits.
  6. Raleigh is a census-designated place in Grant County, North Dakota, United States. An unincorporated community, it was designated as part of the U.S. Census Bureau's Participant Statistical Areas Program on March 31, 2010. It was not counted separately during the 2000 Census, but was included in the 2010 Census, where a population of 12 was reported.
  7. Raleigh is a town located northwest of St. Anthony. It had a population of 295 in 1956, declining to 248 by the 2006 census.
    • also known as Raleigh, Newfoundland and Labrador; Raleigh, Canada
    • part of Canada
  8. Raleigh a.k.a. Raleigh, Florida: Raleigh is a census-designated place in Levy County, Florida, United States. The population was 373 at the 2010 census.
  9. Raleigh a.k.a. Raleigh, West Virginia: Raleigh is an unincorporated community and coal town in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Raleigh is 1.5 miles southeast of downtown Beckley. Raleigh has a post office with ZIP code 25911.
  10. Raleigh a.k.a. Raleigh, Iowa: Raleigh is a place in Emmet County, Iowa, USA.

There are other places with in their name, like Combe Raleigh, Raleigh Township, Raleigh City Museum, Raleigh Slim's downtown, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site.


Raleigh is a musical group.

  • album: "New Times in Black and White"


Raleigh is a fictional character from the 2012 film Would You Rather.


  1. "Raleigh" is a composition.
  2. "Raleigh" is a musical single of Arcwelder.
    • released in (24 years ago)

Phrases with Raleigh

  1. walter raleigh
  2. sir walter raleigh

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Raleigh

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Google previewAppleton's Hand-book of American Travel (1873)

Southern Tour ...

From this point to Raleigh is an extensive turpentine region.

Raleigh is the birthplace of ex- President Andrew Johnson. Durhams (73 miles). This is a small country town chiefly ...

Google previewA History of the United States of America (1829)

In which the Historical Events are Brought Down to the Year 1827 : and to which is Added a Geographical View of the United States by Charles Augustus Goodrich

Raleigh is the seat of government. It is pleasantly situated in...

Google previewHispanic Outreach Forum and Law Enforcement Workshop: A Summary of the Proceedings, October 2004

Raleigh is the Florida Attorney General's Bureau Chief for the Economic Crimes Division.

Raleigh is a frequent speaker and panelist at seminars and is the incoming Vice Chair of the Florida Bar Consumer Protection Law ...

Google previewThe Business School Buzz Book (2007)

by Carolyn C. Wise, Stephanie Hauser

Status: Current student, full-time Dates of Enrollment: 8/2004-Submit Date Survey Submitted: June 2005 Raleigh is a wonderful town with great nightlife and dining. The campus is beautiful and very safe; we walk around often at night.

Google previewThe College Buzz Book (2007)

by Carolyn C. Wise, Stephanie Hauser

Raleigh is a growing city in the U.S. and already caters to every taste, desire and budget. You can live cheaply, safely and well here. There is more than enough going on to make you have to reign in your social life for study yet it is easy to find ...

Google previewTravels in Canada, and the United States, in 1816 and 1817 (1819)

by Francis Hall

Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina, and seems a clean, little country town. At one end of the principal, or rather, only street, stands the Governor's brick house, and at the other the senate, or court-house, surrounded by a grass plot neatly ...

Google previewWriting Active Setting (2014)

The Complete How-to Guide with Bonus Section on Hooks Box Set by Mary Buckham

Notice howthe author orients the reader as to time and location—south of Raleigh means the story is set inNorthCarolina. Fortyyearsafterthe thirties, indicates midseventies to early eighties. Until this spring sets time of year. Adjectives used ...

Google previewAdvances in Human Genetics (2012)

by Harry Harris

Hb Raleigh is a B-chain variant in which N -acetyl alanine has replaced NH z- valine as the N-terminal residue (Moo-Penn et al., 1977a'). This is presumably the result of a Val —> Ala subsitution followed by N - acetylation of the alanine.

Google previewThe Armed Forces of the United Kingdom 2014-2015 (2014)

by Charles Hayman

HMS Raleigh (Torpoint) HMS Raleigh is the initial entry training establishment for all junior ratings entering the Royal Navy and the Royal Naval Reserve. About 2,500 people work in the Establishment and a New Entry of around 80–90 ratings ...


Raleigh. Raleigh. tubes or lungs. There are various rales — the orepitant, the gurgling, the tibilant, the tonorous, etc. The rale or rattle which precedes death is caused by the air passing through the mucus, of which the lungs are unable to free ...

Google previewThe Biographical Dictionary, Or, Complete Historical Library (1780)

Containing the Lives of the Most Celebrated Personages of Great Britain and Ireland, Whether Admirals, Generals, Poets, Statesmen, Philosophers, Or Divines : a Work Replete with Instruction and Entertainment by Society of gentlemen

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Quotes about Raleigh

Better were it to be unborn than to be ill bred. (Walter Raleigh)
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Scrabble value of R1A1L1E1I1G2H4

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of RALEIGH

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