Carolina

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Carolus (Charles) + feminine diminutive suffix -ina.

The U.S. states are named for Charles I of England.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌkæɹəˈlaɪnə/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪnə

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Carolina (countable and uncountable, plural Carolinas)

  1. (countable) A female given name from Latin, Latinate form of Caroline; rare in English.
  2. (uncountable) A placename
    1. Either North Carolina or South Carolina.
      I drove all the way from Florida to Carolina.
    2. A town in Alabama.
    3. A municipality in Maranhão, Brazil.
    4. A municipality in Puerto Rico.
    5. A town in Mpumalanga, South Africa.
  3. (uncountable) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Catalan[edit]

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Carolina f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Caroline

Italian[edit]

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Carolina f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Caroline

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Carolina f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Caroline

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Carolina f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Caroline.
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Carolina c (genitive Carolinas)

  1. A female given name, variant of Karolina.