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Carolinian1

[kar-uh-lin-ee-uh n]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to North Carolina or South Carolina or both.
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of North Carolina or of South Carolina.
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Origin of Carolinian1

First recorded in 1695–1705; Carolin(a) + -ian

Carolinian2

[kar-uh-lin-ee-uh n]
adjective
  1. Carolingian(def 1).
  2. Caroline1.
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noun
  1. Carolingian(def 3).
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Origin of Carolinian2

< Medieval Latin Carolīn(us) Carolin(e)1 + -ian
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Examples from the Web for carolinian

Historical Examples

  • A few years only back, every Carolinian rode to town, and the motor was unknown.

    'Tis Sixty Years Since

    Charles Francis Adams

  • I hastened to the spot—and there I found my great Carolinian.

    A Bird-Lover in the West

    Olive Thorne Miller

  • The system of Descartes was followed by Swedish philosophers of the Carolinian epoch.

    Sweden

    Victor Nilsson

  • Every true Carolinian voted for him to the hilt, but how was he defeated?

    Manuel Pereira

    F. C. Adams

  • She marries a Carolinian whom she does not love, and accompanies him to his plantation-home.


British Dictionary definitions for carolinian

Carolinian1

adjective, noun
  1. a variant of Caroline, Carolingian
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Carolinian2

adjective
  1. of or relating to North or South Carolina
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of North or South Carolina
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