from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An independent city of southwest Virginia west-southwest of Richmond. It grew with the coming of the railroad in 1882 and is today a tourist and industrial center. Population: 91,600.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of shell-money formerly used by the Indians in New England and Virginia. See the quotation, and compare peag.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a city in southwestern Virginia
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ROANOKE - The NTSB investigator in charge of the inquiry into Tuesday's deadly plane crash has left Roanoke.
ROANOKE - Fire investigators blame improperly discarded smoking material for a fire that damaged a home in Roanoke on Friday afternoon.
ROANOKE - A small plane carrying two people has crashed into the side of a UPS freight facility near the Roanoke airport in western Virginia.
ROANOKE (AP) -- A Roanoke white supremacist faces up to 35 years in prison for making online threats to people at a Va.
ROANOKE - The Augusta County Amberjax swim team sent 20 swimmers to Roanoke for the Southwest District Championship, and had their best meet of the year.
ROANOKE POLICE DEPARTMENT, ILLINOIS May 22, 2009 The police chief of Roanoke is on paid administrative leave after being arrested Thursday night on a domestic violence charge.
ROANOKE - The stepfather of a missing Roanoke toddler has been charged with felony child neglect.
ROANOKE -- Authorities are searching the Smith Gap landfill for the body of a missing Roanoke toddler.
ROANOKE - Authorities are searching the Smith Gap landfill for the body of a missing Roanoke toddler.
ROANOKE - Everett Randolph Fitzgerald Jr., 71, of Roanoke, formerly of Staunton, passed peacefully away Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009.