Definition of South Carolina in US English:

South Carolina

proper noun

  • A state of the southeastern US on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean; population 4,479,800 (est. 2008); capital, Columbia. The region was permanently settled by the English from 1663. Separated from North Carolina in 1729, South Carolina became one of the original thirteen states of the Union and ratified the US Constitution in 1788.

Pronunciation

South Carolina

/ˌsouTH ˌkerəˈlīnə//ˌsaʊθ ˌkɛrəˈlaɪnə/