- a state in the SE United States, on the Atlantic coast. 31,055 sq. mi. (80,430 sq. km). Capital: Columbia. Abbreviation: SC (for use with zip code), S.C.
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I hope every man here is ready to do his duty by old South-Carolina.'
In Jamaica, and some parts of South-Carolina, it is supposed that there are fifteen blacks to one white.
This is said to be partly a geographical difference between the South-Carolina and Florida men.
Except the few regular troops of South-Carolina, we seem to be relying wholly on the militia of that and two neighboring States.
It had its first ebullition in 1832, when South-Carolina assumed the right to nullify the revenue laws of Congress.
- a state of the southeastern US, on the Atlantic: the first state to secede from the Union in 1860; consists largely of low-lying coastal plains, rising in the northwest to the Blue Ridge Mountains; the largest US textile producer. Capital: Columbia. Pop: 4 147 152 (2003 est). Area: 78 282 sq km (30 225 sq miles)Abbreviation and zip code: SC
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One of the thirteen colonies.
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