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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

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

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