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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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More than 1,100 firefighters are trying to stop the wildfires in the Tarheel State.
Leland published Tarheel Horns as an informational outreach to the North Carolina members.
Many businesses and cultural icons have boycotted the Tarheel State in protest.
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(28.) For example, the Smithfield Foods Packing Plant in Tarheel,
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.
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Eventually Meral was allowed to travel on a procedure referred to as "tarheel" (deportation), whereby transit travellers are hauled in a security-guarded bus to a windowless room at the Cairo International Airport and are kept there until they can produce a valid visa and a ticket.