What does Roanoke mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term Roanoke:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Roanoke(noun)

    a city in southwestern Virginia


  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.


  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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. roanoke

    A river of Virginia and North Carolina; empties into Albemarle Sound. In 1861, Albemarle Island, at its mouth, and Plymouth were taken by the Federal gunboats.

Matched Categories


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Roanoke in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Roanoke in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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