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Tar Heel

or Tar·heel  (tär′hēl′)
A native or resident of North Carolina.

[Perhaps from the tar that was once a major product of the state.]
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Noun1.Tarheel - a native or resident of North Carolina
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
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We would also like to thank the Saudi Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Labour, Interior and the Authorities of Zawazat, Tarheel and other concerned agencies which have always provided best possible assistance to us.
We look forward to continuing to work with North Carolinas first responders to help ensure they receive access to the sustainable, cutting-edge network they need to connect local, state, tribal and federal first responders across the Tarheel State.
More than 1,100 firefighters are trying to stop the wildfires in the Tarheel State.
Many businesses and cultural icons have boycotted the Tarheel State in protest.
Pharaonic Tarheel Bobbysoxers cannot undo solace that comes alone
From Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan, Daniels learned how to employ the politics of class resentment to which the Tarheel editor added racial scapegoating.
David Conn II, 47, of Coos Bay was killed in a rollover crash Sunday morning on Highway 240 at Tarheel Road in Coos County, Oregon State Police said.
But the conservative tide in the Tarheel State was too strong, and the measure became law.
They were taken to the Tarheel (deportation center) jail, they said.
he $27 billion State Employees' Credit Union said it waived more than $219,000 in non-sufficient funds fees during a late January winter blast that swept over the Tarheel State.
Buzz" Tennent notes that at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, "As editor of The Tarheel, the student newspaper, he convinced young Thomas Wolfe to join the staff" (72).
61) Grace Tatter, School discipline shows racial inequality, The Daily Tarheel, (Feb.