Associations to the word «Roanoke»


ROANOKE, noun. (US) (historical) White beads of low value made from shells, formerly used for ornaments and currency by Native Americans of colonial Virginia.

Dictionary definition

ROANOKE, noun. A city in southwestern Virginia.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.