English colony (1663-1729) including what is now N.C., S.C., Ga., and N Fla.
Origin of CarolinaModern Latin feminine of Carolus ; from Medieval Latin Charles
North Carolina and South Carolina
city in NE Puerto Rico, near San Juan: pop. 186,000
Origin of Carolinaafter Doña Carolina Andino, donor of the town site
- An English colony of southeast North America, first settled in 1653 and divided into North Carolina and South Carolina in 1729.
- A city of northeast Puerto Rico east-southeast of San Juan. It is a processing center with a textile industry.