Definition of North Carolina in English:

North Carolina

Syllabification: North Car·o·li·na
  • A state in the eastern central US, on the Atlantic coast; population 9,222,414 (est. 2008); capital, Raleigh; statehood, Nov. 21, 1789 (12). First settled by the English in the late 1600s, it was one of the original thirteen states.

Derivatives

North Carolinian

noun & adjective
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  • The North Carolinian BBQ, flavored with a thin vinegar-based sauce, was not to my personal liking - give me Memphis or Kansas City style any day - but others enjoyed it.
  • The data in the collection will include a comprehensive representation of species from these critical ecosystems: Midwestern prairies, Piedmont glades and prairies, Midwestern forests, and North Carolinian forests.
  • She in turn, shared memories of her growing up years in the same North Carolinian town - the same house - that she and her family now lived in.

Origin

Carolina from Carolus, the Latin name for Charles I and Charles II.

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