What is North Carolina?

  • (noun): One of the British colonies that formed the United States.
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North Carolina

North Carolina (i/ˌnɔrθ kærəˈlaɪnə/) is a state in the Southeastern United States. The state borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west and Virginia to the north. North Carolina is the 28th most extensive and the 10th most populous of the 50 United States. North Carolina is known as the Tar Heel State and the Old North State.

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Jamestown, North Carolina
... Jamestown is a town in Guilford County, North Carolina, United States, and is a suburb of the nearby cities of Greensboro and High Point ...
North Carolina - Arts and Culture - Armed Forces Installations
... According to former Governor Mike Easley, North Carolina is the "most military friendly state in the nation." Fort Bragg, near Fayetteville, is a large and ... Also stationed in North Carolina is the Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point in Southport ...
Daniel Boone - Kentucky
... This, as well as the unrest in North Carolina due to the Regulator movement, likely prompted Boone to extend his exploration ... Boone, however, continued hunting and exploring Kentucky until his return to North Carolina in 1771, and returned to hunt there again in the autumn of 1772 ... War, Richard Henderson, a prominent judge from North Carolina, hired Boone to travel to the Cherokee towns in present North Carolina and Tennessee and inform them of an upcoming meeting ...
Town - By Country - United States - North Carolina
... In North Carolina, all cities, towns, and villages are incorporated as municipalities ... According to the North Carolina League of Municipalities, there is no legal distinction between a city, town, or village—it is a matter of ... Some North Carolina cities have populations as small as 1,000 residents, while some towns, such as Cary, have populations of greater than 100,000 ...
2005 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament - Bracket - Syracuse Regional
69 First round Second round Semifinals Finals 1 North Carolina 16 ... Oakland 1 ... North Carolina 92 Charlotte 9 Iowa State 8 ... Minnesota 9 ... Iowa State 1 ... North Carolina 67 5 ...

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