[ noun ] (government,geography) a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies; the smallest state
Used in print(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)
In direct_contrast to the other Rhode_Island editors , Samuel_S._Foss of the Woonsocket_Patriot outwardly condemned the trial as being completely unfair .
During the month of November hardly_a day passed when there was not some mention of John_Brown in the Rhode_Island newspapers .
Most attempts to develop any sympathy for Brown and his actions found an unresponsive audience in Rhode_Island .
Such was not the case in Rhode_Island .
He spoke of his desire to promote the abolition of slavery by peaceable means and he compared John_Brown of Harper_'s_Ferry to the John_Brown of Rhode_Island 's colonial period .
[ noun ] (geography) one of the British colonies that formed the United States