Definition of North Carolina in English:

North Carolina

Line breaks: North Caro|lina
Pronunciation: /ˌkarəˈlʌɪnə
 
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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

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.

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