a state in the southeastern United States, on the Atlantic coast. 31,055 square miles (80,430 square kilometers). Capital: Columbia. Abbreviations: SC (for use with zip code), S.C.
- South Carolinian, adjective, noun
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How to use South Carolina in a sentence
He was subsequently beaten so brutally by a South Carolina sheriff that he was left permanently blind.America’s first post-World War II race riot led to the near-lynching of Thurgood Marshall | Chris Lamb | February 25, 2021 | Washington Post
The per capita income in South Carolina was $301 compared with $648 in Pennsylvania.
These days, Jeff Immelt splits time between coastal South Carolina and coastal northern California.
The family’s annual beach trip to South Carolina, planned months before the pandemic, promised a week of escape.900,000 infected. Nearly 15,000 dead. How the coronavirus tore through D.C., Maryland and Virginia. | Rebecca Tan, Antonio Olivo, John D. Harden | February 5, 2021 | Washington Post
Teachers in Arizona and Arkansas are eligible now, but not yet in South Carolina or South Dakota.
Still, for all of this, South Carolina is now represented in the U.S. Senate by Tim Scott, a Republican and an African-American.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern | Lloyd Green | January 2, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
“If that is the case, we will have a serious problem,” said Hogan Gidley, a GOP strategist in South Carolina.How A Jeb Bush Candidacy Would Hurt Chris Christie And Shake Up The 2016 GOP Field | David Freedlander | December 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
South Carolina and Alabama courts have already ruled late-pregnancy substance abuse can be considered a form of child abuse.States Slap Pregnant Women With Harsher Jail Sentences | Emily Shire | December 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Medical University of South Carolina released a survey of 2,000 college women in 2007.
And in South Carolina, Sen. Scott received just 10 percent of the black vote.
He bore a distinguished part in the war in South Carolina, and was closely identified with the early history of the state.
South Carolina adopted the federal constitution, recommending amendments, being the 8th state in succession; votes 149 to 73.
Washington Alston, the great historical painter of South Carolina, died.
Off the coast of South Carolina they ran into a heavy storm, and the great ship creaked and groaned as it buffeted wind and wave.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch | Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
In the southern colonies they were about as numerous as the whigs, and in South Carolina and Georgia perhaps outnumbered them.The Political History of England - Vol. X. | William Hunt
British Dictionary definitions for South Carolina
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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Cultural definitions for South Carolina
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