Charleston

noun
Charles·​ton | \ˈchärl-stən \

Definition of Charleston 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

Charleston

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

Definition of Charleston (Entry 2 of 2)

1 city and port on the Atlantic in southeastern South Carolina population 120,083

2 city and capital of West Virginia located on the Kanawha River population 51,400

Other Words from Charleston

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Charlestonian \ chär(-​ə)l-​ˈstō-​nē-​ən , -​nyən \ noun

First Known Use of Charleston

Noun

1925, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Charleston

Noun

Charleston, S. C.

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