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North Carolina

Line breaks: North Caro|lina
Pronunciation: /ˌkarəˈlʌɪnə
 
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Definition of North Carolina in English:

A state of the east central US, on the Atlantic coast; population 9,222,414 (est. 2008); capital, Raleigh. Originally settled by the English, it was one of the original thirteen states of the Union (1788).

Origin

Carolina from Carolus, the Latin name of Charles I.

Derivatives

North Carolinian

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noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • 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.

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