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North Carolina

noun
1.
a state in the SE United States, on the Atlantic coast. 52,586 sq. mi. (136,198 sq. km).
Capital: Raleigh.
Abbreviation: NC (for use with zip code), N.C.
Related forms
North Carolinian, adjective, noun
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North Carolinian

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

North Carolina

noun
1.
a state of the southeastern US, on the Atlantic: consists of a coastal plain rising to the Piedmont Plateau and the Appalachian Mountains in the west. Capital: Raleigh. Pop: 8 407 248 (2003 est). Area: 126 387 sq km (48 798 sq miles) Abbreviation N.C., (with zip code) NC
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North Carolina definition


State in the southeastern United States bordered by Virginia to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, South Carolina and Georgia to the south, and Tennessee to the west. Its capital is Raleigh, and its largest city is Charlotte.

Note: One of the thirteen colonies.
Note: One of the Confederate states during the Civil War.
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