Sentence Examples


  • Burnside took possession of Roanoke island on the North Carolina coast (7th February).
  • The Roanoke river provides water-power.
  • The steam frigates "Minnesota," and "Roanoke," the sailing frigate "St Lawrence," and several gun-boats, anchored off Fortress Monroe.
  • Direction from the Falls of Roanoke between Halifax and Northampton counties to Anson county on the South Carolina border and marks a rapid increase in elevation of about 200 ft.
  • Courses wholly within the state, and, with the Roanoke, drain the Coastal Plain Region.