tar_heel_state
1. [ noun ] (government,geography) a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies
Synonyms: North_Carolina nc Old_North_State
Related terms: American_state Confederacy US Durham Winston-Salem Raleigh fayetteville Greensboro chapel_hill Pee_Dee cape_fear great_smoky_mountains_national_park hatteras_island asheville Charlotte greenville wilmington cape_fear_river Chappel_Hill Cape_Hatteras