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ˈrɔ li, ˈrɑ-Raleigh

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Raleigh, Walter Raleigh, Sir Walter Raleigh, Ralegh, Walter Ralegh, Sir Walter Ralegh(noun)

    English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552-1618)

  2. Raleigh, capital of North Carolina(noun)

    capital of the state of North Carolina; located in the east central part of the North Carolina

Wiktionary

  1. Raleigh(ProperNoun)

    the county seat of Wake County and the capital of North Carolina

  2. Raleigh(ProperNoun)

    an English place name, surname and given name

  3. Raleigh(ProperNoun)

    Sir Walter Raleigh English explorer and soldier

  4. Raleigh(ProperNoun)

    an English bicycle manufacturer

Freebase

  1. Raleigh

    Raleigh is the capital and the second largest city in 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. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city's 2011 estimated population was 416,468, over an area of 142.8 square miles, making Raleigh currently the 42nd most populous city in the United States. 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 on Roanoke Island in present-day Dare County, North Carolina. Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill make up the three primary cities of the Research Triangle metropolitan region. The regional nickname of "The Triangle" originated after the 1959 creation of the Research Triangle Park, primarily located in Durham County, roughly midway between the cities of Raleigh and Chapel Hill, and three major research universities of North Carolina State University, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Research Triangle region encompasses the U.S. Census Bureau's Combined Statistical Area of Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill in the central Piedmont region of North Carolina. As of 2012 Census Estimate the population of the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill CSA was 1,998,808. The Raleigh Metropolitan Statistical Area as of 2012 Census Estimate was 1,188,564.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Raleigh in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Raleigh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Raleigh in a Sentence

  1. Michael Bitzer:

    The President is going to( need to) boost The President numbers in rural counties to make up for what looks like an even bigger defeat in Raleigh, Charlotte, i am just not sure how much more The President can squeeze out of those rural areas.

  2. Raleigh Police Department:

    The Raleigh Police Department appreciates the long term and strong relationship it continues to have with Smithfield's.

  3. Mary Jackson:

    I am a Christian with room to spare and feel that we all need to do our part in times of trouble, we are a reasonable drive from many of the affected areas. I have already reached out to friends of mine in the Raleigh-Durham area. I also have lots of friends in this area who would be willing to help.

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