Definitions for Roanokeˈroʊ əˌnoʊk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Roanoke(noun)

    a city in southwestern Virginia

Wiktionary

  1. roanoke(Noun)

    White beads of low value made from shells, formerly used for ornaments and currency by Native Americans of colonial Virginia.

  2. Origin: From rawrenock.

Freebase

  1. Roanoke

    Roanoke is a city in Denton County, Texas, United States and part of the Dallas – Fort Worth Metroplex. The population was 8,000 at the 2012 census. The main east-west road through town, State Highway 114 Business, is named "Byron Nelson Boulevard" in honor of the golfer who resided in the community. Roanoke is home to many restaurants, as well as a hotel that bank robbers Bonnie and Clyde resided in during the 1930s. The Northwest Regional Airport is located 2 miles north of the city center.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Roanoke

    a flourishing city of Virginia, U.S., on the Roanoke River; has rapidly sprung into a busy centre of steel, iron, machinery, tobacco, and other factories.

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  1. Dudley Brown:

    No amount of gun control would have stopped the suspect in the Roanoke shooting.

  2. David Bowers:

    I know there have been calls for me to resign over this incident. I know council members have received those calls as well, i hope and pray that you, my fellow council members, and the Roanoke community will accept my genuine and heartfelt apology.

  3. David Bowers:

    As the mayor of Roanoke, to you our city, to each member of this council and all my friends and supporters who have held me in the highest esteem, I want to say today that I apologize to all those offended by my remarks. No one else is to be blamed but me.

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