What is Rhode Island?

  • (noun): One of the British colonies that formed the United States.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Rhode Island

Rhode Island (i/ˌroʊd ˈaɪlɨnd/ or /rɵˈdaɪlɨnd/), officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States. Rhode Island is the smallest in area, the eighth least populous, but the second most densely populated of the 50 US states behind New Jersey. Rhode Island is bordered by Connecticut to the west and Massachusetts to the north and east, and it shares a water boundary with New York's Long Island to the southwest.

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New York And New England Railroad - Branches
... Valley Falls The Rhode Island and Massachusetts Railroad was chartered in 1875 and opened in 1877, connecting the main Boston line at Franklin to the Providence and Worcester ... The line eventually running from Brookline, Massachusetts to Harrisville, Rhode Island was originally built as a competitor to the NY NE's Boston line ... It reached Woonsocket, Rhode Island in 1863, and in 1891 the Woonsocket and Pascoag Railroad opened, continuing the line to the Providence and ...
WLNE-TV - News Operation
... drama Body of Proof, which was filmed entirely in Rhode Island for its first season ... WLNE won the Massachusetts/Rhode Island Associated Press News Station of the Year award four years in a row from 1997 to 2000 and again in 2002 ... reporter Parker Gavigan won the Massachusetts/Rhode Island Associated Press Broadcast Award for Investigative Reporting for "Dream Makers," and ...
James Manning (minister) - Brown University Presidency
... was sent by the Philadelphia Baptist Association to found a college in Rhode Island, the cradle of American Baptists ... of the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations (now Brown University) during the British colonial period ... his parsonage and the Baptist meeting house in Warren, Rhode Island ...
WLNE-TV
... WLNE-TV is the ABC-affiliated television station for Rhode Island and the South Coast of Massachusetts ... but is headquartered in and operates from studios at 10 Orms Street in downtown Providence, Rhode Island ... It is one of two major Rhode Island stations (the other being CW affiliate WLWC) licensed to the Massachusetts side of the market ...

More definitions of "Rhode Island":

  • (noun): A state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies; the smallest state.
    Synonyms: Little Rhody, Ocean State, RI

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