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Noun: Raleigh  raa-lee or ro-lee or ra-lee
  1. English courtier (a favourite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552-1618)
    - Walter Raleigh, Sir Walter Raleigh, Ralegh, Walter Ralegh, Sir Walter Ralegh
  2. Capital of the state of North Carolina; located in the east central part of the North Carolina
    - capital of North Carolina

Type of: coloniser [Brit], colonizer, courtier, state capital

Part of: N.C., NC, North Carolina, Old North State, Tar Heel State

Encyclopedia: Raleigh, North Carolina chronology