Definition of North Carolina in English:

North Carolina

proper noun

  • A state of the east central US, on the Atlantic coast; population 9,222,414 (est. 2008); capital, Raleigh. Originally settled by the English, it was one of the original thirteen states of the Union (1788).

Origin

Carolina from Carolus, the Latin name of Charles I.

Pronunciation

North Carolina

/ˌnɔːθ ˌkarəˈlʌɪnə/