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Meaning of North Carolina

North' Caroli'na

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a state in the SE United States, on the Atlantic coast. 5,874,429; 52,586 sq. mi. (136,198 sq. km). Cap.: Raleigh. Abbr.: NC (for use with zip code), N.C.
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