from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Charlotte 1 1896-1985. Grand duchess of Luxembourg. Ascending to the throne in 1919, she took her government into exile during the Nazi occupation of Luxembourg and supported her people through regular radio broadcasts. She returned triumphantly in 1945 and ruled until 1984.
- A city of southern North Carolina near the South Carolina border south-southwest of Winston-Salem. Settled c. 1750 and named for the wife of King George III of England, it is the largest city in the state. Population: 630,000.
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- proper n. A female given name.
- proper n. The largest city in the state of North Carolina.
- n. Designating a type of women's bonnet popular in the 18th and 19th centuries.
From French Charlotte in the 17th century, female diminutive form of Charles, from Middle High German Karl, which came from the Germanic *karlaz. (Wiktionary)