the Charleston

noun

Definition of the Charleston

: a lively dance that became popular in the 1920s

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“The Charleston.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Charleston. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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