American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of southeast South Carolina northeast of Savannah. Charleston has been a major commercial and cultural center since colonial times. Population: 108,000.
- The capital and largest city of West Virginia, in the west-central part of the state. The city grew around the site of Fort Lee in the late 1780s. Population: 50,800.
- n. A fast ballroom dance in 4/4 time, popular during the 1920s.
- n. The capital city of, and largest city in, West Virginia, USA.
- n. A large city and port in South Carolina, USA.
- n. A dance named for the city of Charleston, South Carolina.
- n. state capital of West Virginia in the central part of the state on the Kanawha river
- n. an American ballroom dance in syncopated rhythm; popular early in the 20th century
- n. a port city in southeastern South Carolina
- v. dance the Charleston
- Charles + ton, ton being an old form of town. (Wiktionary)
- After Charleston 1, South Carolina. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - You may have walked or driven past the Grace Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston without noticing the rarity of the sound of a certain bell.”
“CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - After an 11-day cruise to the Caribbean in which more than 400 passengers and crew members came down with a strain of norovirus, the Celebrity Cruise Line ship, Mercury, returned to Charleston early Friday morning.”
“CHARLESTON, SC - Veterinarians at the South Carolina Aquarium sea turtle hospital in Charleston say they've made great progress in helping a loggerhead turtle suffering from lockjaw.”
“CHARLESTON - Singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow will perform at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30, at the Clay Center in Charleston.”
“CHARLESTON: Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki stayed on course for back-to-back claycourt titles when she reached the Charleston final Saturday with a 6-4, 5-7,”
“CHARLESTON - A Charleston lawyer's claim that he was severely beaten by two West Virginia State Police troopers following his arrest for drunken driving is being investigated by a federal grand jury.”
“Stayed in charleston overnight. wmbfnews Tayleigh_: NOAA is coming up to Myrtle from Charleston this morning to investigate the beached animal ...”
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