Pronunciation: (kar"u-lī'nu; for 3 also Sp. kä"rô-lē'nä), [key]
1. a former English colony on the Atlantic coast of North America: officially divided into North Carolina and South Carolina in 1729.
2. North Carolina or South Carolina.
3. a city in NE Puerto Rico, SE of San Juan. 147,835.
4. Also called the Car"o•li'nas. North Carolina and South Carolina.
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