Block Island

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Block Island

An island off southern Rhode Island at the eastern entrance to Long Island Sound. Visited by Dutch explorers in 1614, it was settled in 1661.

Block′ Is′land


n.
an island off the coast of and a part of Rhode Island, at the E entrance to Long Island Sound.
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Duke Energy announced that its Renewable Control Center (RCC) will provide monitoring and control services to the 30-MW Block Island wind project, located off the coast of Block Island, Rhode Island.
On September 19, 2010, Chief Vincent Carlone of the New Shoreham Police Department in Block Island, Rhode Island responded to a call for a capsized vessel with two people clinging to the hull.
She helped monitor a harbor in Block Island, Rhode Island, for fecal coliform bacteria.