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 1788. First visited by Spanish explorers in the early 1500s, the region was granted by Charles II of England to eight of his principal supporters in 1663. The territory was divided into the colonies of North Carolina and South Carolina in 1729. South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union (1860), thus precipitating the Civil War. Columbia is the capital and the largest city. Population: 4,410,000.
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- proper n. A state of the United States of America.
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- n. one of the British colonies that formed the United States
- n. a state in the Deep South; one of the original 13 colonies
During Senator Lindsey Graham's interrogation of the former U.S. Attorneys, the first-term South Carolina Senator made some very telling remarks.
The one-story house was long and flat and constructed of what is called South Carolina brick, torn down from nineteenth-century buildings and shipped to Louisiana for use in custom-built homes.
FLETCHER: Well, the fact is, is that George Bush sort of made it the defining moment when he called South Carolina his firewall.
Haley is referring to South Carolina's budget debate this year which started with three agencies running deficits but ended with a surplus because of higher-than-expected tax collections and state budget cuts, including cutting payments to physicians who treat Medicaid patients.
Berkeley sent two Ships to Port Royal, now called South Carolina, which is sixty Leagues to the Southward of Capefair, and I was sent therewith to be their Minister.
Elsewhere, Google says Newt Gingrich is a top search term for the site's visitors from New Hampshire and South Carolina, which is interesting in terms of the next round of primaries.
The same holds true in South Carolina, which is equally as conservative and swayed by evangelical Christians.
In fact, what this administration has done with the NLRB is to tell one of our major companies and our number-one exporter, Boeing, you can't build a plant in South Carolina, which is already more than halfway built.
Stephen Skacall, a 23-year-old waiter and aspiring emergency medical technician from West Columbia, S.C., volunteers with a group called South Carolina for Ron Paul 2012.
Newt Gingrich was the star of Monday night's GOP debate in South Carolina, which isn't surprising.