North Carolina

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geographical name North Car·o·li·na \ˌker(-ə)-ˈlī-nə, ˌka-rə-\

Definition of North Carolina

  1. state in eastern U.S. on the Atlantic; capital Raleigh area 52,669 square miles (136,413 square kilometers), population 9,535,483

North Carolinian

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NORTH CAROLINA Defined for English Language Learners

North Carolina

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geographical name

Definition of North Carolina for English Language Learners

  • : state of the U.S.



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