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Tar Heel State

Definition of the noun tar heel state

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  1. a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies


Tar Heel State a.k.a. 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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Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Book & CD-ROM Set by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

Albany Empire State North Carolina NC Raleigh Tar Heel State, Old North State North Dakota ND Bismarck Peace Garden State Ohio OH Columbus Buckeye State Oklahoma OK Oklahoma City Sooner State Oregon OR Salem Beaver State ...

Google previewPaperback Oxford English Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford Dictionaries,, Maurice Waite

Battleborn State, Silver State New Hampshire NH Concord Granite State New Jersey NJ Trenton Garden State New Mexico NM Sante Fe Land of Enchantment New York NY Albany Empire State North Carolina NC Raleigh Tar Heel State, ...

Google previewBlack America: A State-by-State Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2011)

A State-by-State Historical Encyclopedia by Alton Hornsby Jr.

The Tar Heel State: A History of North ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1997)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

12th Raleigh Tar Heel State, To Be Rather (NC) (136,413) Old North Than ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895 (2006)

From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass Three-volume Set by Paul Finkelman

In the colonial period North Carolina's slaves had produced vast amounts of naval products, particularly turpentine, pitch, and tar, and in the process helped give North Carolina its nickname, the “Tar Heel State.” The economy shifted to ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

Tar Heel State (North Carolina) 13 Big Sky Country ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

North Cape is a precipitous rocky headland, rising 968 feet llljOVG th© 86ft NOBTH CABOLINA (popularly called the Old North State, also the Tar Heel State) . A South Atlantic State of the United States. It lies between lat. 33° 5W and 36° ...

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