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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A native or resident of North Carolina.

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  • n. A native or resident of the American state of North Carolina.
  • n. A player on a sports team representing the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • n. A student of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Etymologies

Perhaps from the tar that was once a major product of the state.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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