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English noun: North Carolina

1. North Carolina (location) a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies

SynonymsNC, Old North State, Tar Heel State

Instance hypernymAmerican state

Part holonymAsheville, Blue Ridge, Blue Ridge Mountains, Cape Fear, Cape Fear River, Cape Hatteras, capital of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Durham, Fayetteville, Goldsboro, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Greensboro, Greenville, Hatteras Island, Pee Dee, Pee Dee River, Queen City, Raleigh, Wilmington, Winston-Salem

Part meronymAmerica, Carolina, Carolinas, South, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Member meronymConfederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, Dixie, Dixieland, South

2. North Carolina (location) one of the British colonies that formed the United States

Instance hypernymColony

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