Definition of North Carolina in English:

North Carolina

proper noun

  • A state in the eastern central US, on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean; population 9,222,414 (est. 2008); capital, Raleigh. Originally settled by the English, it was one of the original thirteen states of the Union and ratified the US Constitution in 1789.

Origin

Carolina from Carolus, the Latin name of Charles I.

Pronunciation

North Carolina

/ˌnɔːθ ˌkarəˈlʌɪnə/