Ca•ca•la•cky (kak ' a lak) n. Colloq. various spellings including Kakalak 1. A folksy slang for "Carolina"--an amalgamation with "Appalachia". 2. an endearment of the Carolinas, especially by people raised in the area who have moved elsewhere. Conveys a tongue-in- cheek quality, a willingness to laugh at oneself and one's origins, while still remaining proud and affectionate towards them.
The Kakalak Anthology features poets and artists from North and South Cacalacky.
by Beth Cagle Burt September 03, 2007