an extinct New World parakeet, Conuropsis carolinensis, that ranged into the northern U.S., having yellowish-green plumage with an orange-yellow head.
- Carolina rice
noun a long-grain fluffy rice originally planted in North Carolina but now grown in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and California Usage Note cooking
a large wren, Thryothorus ludovicianus, of the U.S., having a musical call.
of or relating to Charles, especially Charles I and Charles II of England or their times. a female given name. Contemporary Examples How does Caroline stack up against these esteemed politicians? America’s Least Qualified Senators Benjamin Sarlin December 17, 2008 Being compared to Caroline Glick or the AIPAC crowd is never nice. Who’s Afraid of […]
a group of more than 500 islands in the Pacific, E of the Philippines: formerly a Japanese mandate; now under U.S. trusteeship. 525 sq. mi. (1360 sq. km). plural noun an archipelago of over 500 islands and islets in the W Pacific Ocean east of the Philippines, all of which are now part of the […]