Definition of Roanoke Island in English:

Roanoke Island

Syllabification: Ro·a·noke Is·land
An island in eastern North Carolina, east of Croatan Sound, inside the Outer Banks, site of the first English settlement in America—the “Lost Colony”—that was established in 1585 and had mysteriously disappeared by 1591.

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Word of the day oleaginous
Pronunciation: ˌōlēˈajənəs
rich in, covered with, or producing oil; oily