Definition of Rhode Island in English:

Rhode Island

proper noun

  • A state in the north-eastern US, on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean; population 1,050,788 (est. 2008); capital, Providence. Settled by England in the 17th century, it was one of the original thirteen states of the Union and ratified the US Constitution in 1790.

Pronunciation

Rhode Island

/ˈrəʊd ˌʌɪlənd/