Pronunciation: (rô'lē, rä'-), [key]
1. Sir Walter. Also,Ra'legh.1552?–1618, English explorer and writer, a favorite of Elizabeth I.
2. a city in and the capital of North Carolina, in the central part. 149,771.
3. a male given name.
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