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South Carolina

South Carolina

 
pronunciation:
saUth kae r laI n
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part of speech: noun
definition: a southeastern U.S. state on the Atlantic coast, between North Carolina and Georgia. (abbr.: SC)
derivation: South Carolinian (n.)
Word History
Carolina means "the land of Charles" in Latin, after King Charles I of England, who established the first permanent European colony in the area. Carolina was divided into the colonies of South Carolina and North Carolina in 1710.