|Raleigh or Ralegh2 (ˈrɔːlɪ, ˈrɑː-, ˈrɔːlɪ, ˈrɑː-)|
|Sir Walter. ?1552--1618, English courtier, explorer, and writer; favourite of Elizabeth I. After unsuccessful attempts to colonize Virginia (1584--89), he led two expeditions to the Orinoco to search for gold (1595; 1616). He introduced tobacco and potatoes into England, and was imprisoned (1603--16) for conspiracy under James I. He was beheaded in 1618|
|Ralegh or Ralegh2|
State in the southeastern United States bordered by Virginia to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, South Carolina and Georgia to the south, and Tennessee to the west. Its capital is Raleigh, and its largest city is Charlotte.
Note: One of the thirteen colonies.
Note: One of the Confederate states during the Civil War.