Definition of North Carolina in English:

North Carolina

Line breaks: North Caro|lina
Pronunciation: /ˌkarəˈlʌɪnə
 
/
  • 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).

Derivatives

North Carolinian

noun & adjective
More 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.

Origin

Carolina from Carolus, the Latin name of Charles I.

More definitions of North Carolina

Definition of North Carolina in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little