the Charleston


: a lively dance that became popular in the 1920s

Examples of the Charleston in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In it, Baker dances the Charleston in a bespeckled dress, her bright smile radiating on the stage. Angelica Aboulhosn, Smithsonian Magazine, 10 May 2024 According to a joint investigation by the Charleston Gazette-Mail and ProPublica, more than a million dollars of the inaugural fund—much of which came from statehouse lobbyists—went to Justice’s Greenbrier Hotel Corporation. Dan Kaufman, The New Yorker, 9 May 2024 Police then directed the boat to head into the Charleston Harbor to meet EMS at Tad Street next to Coast Guard Station Charleston. Landon Mion, Fox News, 4 May 2024 Like its sister event, the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, the Charleston gathering will also feature plenty of tasting opportunities around The Grand Tasting Pavilion for talks on spirits, wine, and all that tasty cuisine. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 1 May 2024 The National Weather Service said radar indicated that there was a tornado in the Charleston area on Tuesday morning. Emily Mae Czachor, CBS News, 2 Apr. 2024 At the Charleston Coliseum a few miles from the state Capitol, several members of Justice’s staff and Cabinet sat behind Greenbrier East's bench. John Raby, Quartz, 12 Mar. 2024 The death of John Barnett, 62, was confirmed by the Charleston County Coroner. Kerry Breen, CBS News, 12 Mar. 2024 At the Charleston Coliseum a few miles from the state Capitol, several members of Justice’s staff and cabinet sat behind Greenbrier East’s bench. John Raby, Fortune, 12 Mar. 2024

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“The Charleston.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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