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Charleston

noun Charles·ton \ˈchärl-stən\

Definition of CHARLESTON

:  a lively ballroom dance in which the knees are twisted in and out and the heels are swung sharply outward on each step
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Origin of CHARLESTON

Charleston, S. C.
First Known Use: 1925

Charleston

geographical name Charles·ton \ˈchär(-ə)l-stən\

Definition of CHARLESTON

1
city & port SE South Carolina pop 120,083
2
city of West Virginia on the Kanawha pop 51,400
Charles·to·nian \chär(-ə)l-ˈstō-nē-ən, -nyən\ noun
CHARLESTON Defined for Kids

Charleston

geographical name Charles·ton \ˈchärl-stən\

Definition of CHARLESTON for Kids

2
city, capital of West Virginia

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