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Meaning of South Carolina

South' Caroli'na

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a state in the SE United States, on the Atlantic coast. 3,119,208; 31,055 sq. mi. (80,430 sq. km). Cap.: Columbia. Abbr.: SC (for use with zip code), S.C.
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