Definition of Rhode Island in US English:

Rhode Island

proper noun

  • A state in the northeastern US, on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, one of the six New England states; population 1,050,788 (est. 2008); capital, Providence; statehood, May 29, 1790 (13). Settled by England in the 17th century, it was one of the original thirteen states. It is the smallest and most densely populated US state.


Rhode Island

/ˌrōd ˈīlənd//ˌroʊd ˈaɪlənd/