Definition of North Carolina
state in eastern U.S. on the Atlantic; capital Raleigh area 52,669 square miles (136,413 square kilometers), population 9,535,483
North Carolinianplay \-ˈli-nē-ən, -ˈli-nyən\ adjective or noun
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Definition of North Carolina for English Language Learners
: state of the U.S.
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