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Definition of the noun north carolina

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  1. a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies
  2. one of the British colonies that formed the United States
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • instance of: Colony = one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States


North Carolina is a state in the Southeastern United States. The state borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west, Virginia to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. North Carolina is the 28th most extensive and the 10th most populous of the 50 United States. North Carolina is known as the Tar Heel State and the Old North State.


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North Carolina a.k.a. Government of North Carolina is an author.

Phrases with North Carolina

  1. North Carolina Crayfish
  2. capital of north carolina
  3. university of north carolina

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Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

Kloven states did not vote, viz : Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina. South Carolina. Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. 1869, Grant and Colfax— Had tho votes of the states of Maine, New Hampshire, ...

Google previewDictionary of Toxicology (2014)

by Ernest Hodgson, Michael Roe

Ernest Hodgson, distinguished professor emeritus, North Carolina State University and executive director, Foundation for...

Google previewContemporary Immigration in America: A State-by-State Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2015)

by Kathleen R. Arnold

Its initial mission was to “provide research, training, and evaluation for the state of North Carolina in addressing immigrant issues; collaboration with government and social organizations to enhance responsiveness to immigrant needs; and ...

Google previewPolitical Encyclopedia of U.S. States and Regions (2008)

by Donald P. Haider-Markel

Originally part of the province of Carolina—an area encompassing the modern- day states of North and South Carolina,Tennessee,and Georgia, as well as British holdings further west—North Carolina became a separate colony in 1712.

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This is an area where North Carolina does excel. I have known more colorful North Carolina political figures than I have colorless ones. (Jesse Helms)
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