Little Rhody


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Related to Little Rhody: Rhode Island
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Noun1.Little Rhody - a state in New EnglandLittle Rhody - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies; the smallest state
Brown University, Brown - a university in Rhode Island
Shawnee cake - form of johnnycake
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
New England - a region of northeastern United States comprising Maine and New Hampshire and Vermont and Massachusetts and Rhode Island and Connecticut
capital of Rhode Island, Providence - the capital and largest city of Rhode Island; located in northeastern Rhode Island on Narragansett Bay; site of Brown University
Newport - a resort city in southeastern Rhode Island; known for the summer homes of millionaires; important yachting center
Narragansett Bay - a deep inlet of the Atlantic Ocean in Rhode Island
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Poor Little Rhody. Not only is it the smallest state, it is often a punch line.
Little Rhody!' exclaimed Arthur with delight, forgetting his lost ball for a moment.
Last November, the Coalition organized the "Go Big little rhody" event to kick off a campaign for the bill, which would have required 20 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions below 1990 levels by 2020.
That makes tiny Rhode Island, with just 665,000 voters, pivotal to a presidential campaign for the first time in Little Rhody's history.
Little Rhody itself is said to be "20 minutes across and 50 minutes down." Block Island, which the Nature Conservancy calls "one of the last great places in the Northern Hemisphere," can be reached from Providence in about two hours (40 minutes to the ferry; 50 minutes on the ferry).