Roanoke

Roanoke, a flourishing city of Virginia, U.S., on the Roanoke River; has rapidly sprung into a busy centre of steel, iron, machinery, tobacco, and other factories.

Population (circa 1900) given as 16,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Roanne * Roaring Forties
Ritualism
Rivarol
Rive-de-Gier
Rivers, Richard Woodville, Earl
Riviera
Rivière, Briton
Rivoli
Rixdollar
Rizzio, David
Roanne
Roanoke
Roaring Forties
Rob Roy
Robben Island
Robbia, Luca Delia
Robert I
Robert II.
Robert III.
Robert the Devil
Roberts, David
Roberts, Lord