from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A state of the southeast United States bordering on the Atlantic Ocean. It was admitted as one of the original Thirteen Colonies in 1789. First settled c. 1653, it was part of the province of Carolina until 1691 and became a separate colony in 1711 and a royal colony in 1729. North Carolina seceded in May 1861 and was readmitted to the Union in 1868. The state has long been a center of tobacco growing and processing. Raleigh is the capital and Charlotte the largest city. Population: 9,060,000.
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- proper n. A state of the United States of America situated on the east coast of the North American mainland north of South Carolina and south of Virginia. Capital: Raleigh.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. one of the British colonies that formed the United States
- n. a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies
Or some people use that degree to go into what they call the North Carolina extension service, working out of the university to do outreach to farmers.
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Facing what she calls North Carolina's greatest challenges since the Great Depression, new Gov.
President Bush yesterday criticized Sen. John Edwards for blocking his judicial nominations and bluntly dismissed the one-term North Carolina Democrat as too inexperienced to be a heartbeat away from the presidency.
Mike Duncan, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, said he called the North Carolina party chairwoman at home and on her cellphone.
The lumber is marketed largely in eastern cities and chiefly as North Carolina pine, but the common field name for the tree in North Carolina is short-leaf or old-field pine, though swamp and slash pine are frequently applied and rosemary pine is the name given to the largest stocks with a small proportion of sap-wood.
This government, though at first the smallest of the three, gradually extended its authority over the neighboring districts, until at the end of the seventeenth century it became known as North Carolina, and embraced all that part of the province that lies north and east of Cape Fear.
The title of North Carolina rapper and producer's major label debut makes light of the waiting game he's played since 2007 when Cole released his first free mixtape online.
J. Cole's warm reception down south could be because he calls North Carolina home.
Bill Hefner, 79. 12-term North Carolina congressman; also a gospel singer.
Palin caused a minor flap when she called North Carolina one of the "Pro-America" portions of America, leaving some to question which parts of America are Anti-American.