Ralegh
biographical name see Raleigh I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ralegh — or Raleigh [rô′lē, rä′lē] Sir Walter 1552? 1618; Eng. statesman, explorer, & poet; beheaded * * * ➡ Raleigh (II) * * * …   Universalium

  • Ralegh — or Raleigh [rô′lē, rä′lē] Sir Walter 1552? 1618; Eng. statesman, explorer, & poet; beheaded …   English World dictionary

  • Ralegh — noun English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552 1618) • Syn: ↑Raleigh, ↑Walter Raleigh, ↑Sir Walter Raleigh, ↑Walter Ralegh, ↑Sir Walter Ralegh • Instance… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ralegh Radford — Courtenay Arthur Ralegh Radford (Hillingdon, Middlesex, 7 November 1900 Cullompton, Devon, 27 January 1999) was an English archaeologist and historian who pioneered the exploration of the Dark Ages of Britain and popularized his findings in many… …   Wikipedia

  • Ralegh, Sir Walter —  (1552–1618) English courtier, explorer, and author.  Raleigh was once the conventional spelling, but Ralegh is now generally preferred in serious and academic writings. However, for the city in North Carolina, the bicycles, and the cigarettes,… …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Ralegh (Raleigh), Sir Walter — (1552 1618)    The military and naval commander and adventurer was born near Budleigh Salterton, South Devon. In 1569 he fought on the Huguenot side in the Wars of Religion in France and was later at Oriel College, Oxford (1572), and at the… …   British and Irish poets

  • Sir Walter Ralegh — noun English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552 1618) • Syn: ↑Raleigh, ↑Walter Raleigh, ↑Sir Walter Raleigh, ↑Ralegh, ↑Walter Ralegh • Instance Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Walter Ralegh — noun English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552 1618) • Syn: ↑Raleigh, ↑Walter Raleigh, ↑Sir Walter Raleigh, ↑Ralegh, ↑Sir Walter Ralegh • Instance Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Walter Raleigh — Infobox writer name = Walter Raleigh |thumb|200px|right|Portrait of Walter Raleigh, near age 32, by Nicholas Hilliard, c. 1585 bgcolour = silver birthdate = c. 1552 birthplace = Devonshire, England deathdate = death date|1618|10|29|df=y (aged 66) …   Wikipedia

  • The Lie — is a political and social criticism poem probably written by Sir Walter Ralegh. Speaking in the imperative mood throughout, he commands his soul to go upon a thankless errand and tell various people and organizations of their misdeeds and… …   Wikipedia

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