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Noun: North Carolina  'north,ker-u'lI-nu [N. Amer], 'north,ka-ru'lI-nu [Brit]
  1. One of the British colonies that formed the United States
     
  2. A state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies
    - Old North State, Tar Heel State, NC

Type of: American state, Colony

Part of: America, Carolina, Carolinas, Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, Dixie, Dixieland, South, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Encyclopedia: North Carolina, United States