1. [ noun ] (government,geography) a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies
Synonyms: Tar_Heel_State nc Old_North_State
Related terms: American_state Confederacy US Durham Winston-Salem Raleigh fayetteville Greensboro chapel_hill Pee_Dee cape_fear great_smoky_mountains_national_park hatteras_island asheville Charlotte greenville wilmington cape_fear_river Chappel_Hill Cape_Hatteras
2. [ noun ] (geography) one of the British colonies that formed the United States
Related terms: Colony
Similar spelling:   North_Carolinian