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Carolinian

[kar-uh-lin-ee-uh n] /ˌkær əˈlɪn i ən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to North Carolina or South Carolina or both.
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of North Carolina or of South Carolina.
Origin of Carolinian
1695-1705
1695-1705; Carolin(a) + -ian

Carolinian

[kar-uh-lin-ee-uh n] /ˌkær əˈlɪn i ən/
adjective
2.
noun
Origin
< Medieval Latin Carolīn(us) Caroline + -ian
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Historical Examples
  • She marries a Carolinian whom she does not love, and accompanies him to his plantation-home.

  • The excitable Carolinian has got some one to hear him abuse Cuba, and glorify Charleston.

    A Trip to Cuba Julia Ward Howe
  • She seated herself with a Carolinian on either side, and their clothes began to send up clouds of steam.

    The Seven Darlings Gouverneur Morris
  • I would ask, being as little familiar with the low country settlements as any native-born Carolinian could be.

    The Master of Appleby Francis Lynde
  • I hastened to the spot—and there I found my great Carolinian.

    A Bird-Lover in the West Olive Thorne Miller
  • Ere our arrival, our brother Carolinian Royalists had shown themselves in some force.

    The Virginians William Makepeace Thackeray
  • At first he had considered it a slight matter, since the Carolinian's French wife had come so often to talk to Choo-qualee-qualoo.

    The Story of Old Fort Loudon Charles Egbert Craddock
  • One case is recalled of the spoiled body servant of a gallant Carolinian, one of General Wheeler's brigade commanders.

  • He openly expressed his disapproval, and even dictated a work against it—the Carolinian books.

  • While admiring the generalities and theories of the great Carolinian, the young Georgian was a more practical statesman.

    Robert Toombs Pleasant A. Stovall
British Dictionary definitions for Carolinian

Carolinian1

/ˌkærəˈlɪnɪən/
adjective, noun
1.
a variant of Caroline, Carolingian

Carolinian2

/ˌkærəˈlɪnɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to North or South Carolina
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of North or South Carolina
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