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

  • The colonies (after 1729) or present-day states of North Carolina and South Carolina.

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  • proper n. Collectively, North Carolina and South Carolina

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  • n. the area of the states of North Carolina and South Carolina

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Examples

  • According to Mr. Conway, the actuating principle of Virginia and the Carolinas is the assertion of State rights, and consequent dissolution of a

    The Magazines

  • If you have friends in Carolinas, send them to the FFF!

    September 25th, 2008

  • The No. 1 linebacker in the Carolinas is Derek Nicholson, 6-2, 230 from Winston-Salem Mount Tabor, N.C. He is the brother of Florida State linebacker A.J. Nicholson and may have more potential than his very talented brother.

    USATODAY.com - Big year for defensive linemen on recruiting trail

  • It’s crazy to throw tax dollars to these hazardous sites (outer banks of the Carolinas is another example).

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  • If they weren't such obvious money whores all these stolen races and track closings in Carolinas would be easier to deal with.

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  • The Carolina Chocolate Drops are a group of young African-American stringband musicians that have come to together to play the rich tradition of fiddle and banjo music in Carolinas’ piedmont.

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  • The Carolinas were a tangle of often wide fast rivers, many swampy areas, and are heavily wooded.

    History of American Women

  • He found that it first referred to the Carolinas, and was slowly moved northeast, “by the whims of successive cartographers.”

    Champlain's Dream

  • (That chestnut about how only four of the Iraqi provinces are violent is like saying during the American Civil War that only Virginia, Georgia, and the Carolinas were a problem.)

    Leaving on a Jet Plane

  • Barbecue in the Carolinas is the most regional—and localized—of the four great schools of barbecue.

    Celebrating Barbecue

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