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Meaning of Charleston

Charles•ton

Pronunciation: (chärlz'tun, chärl'stun), [key]
— n.
  1. a seaport in SE South Carolina. 69,510.
  2. a city in and the capital of West Virginia, in the W part. 63,968.
  3. a city in E central Illinois. 19,355.

Charles•ton

Pronunciation: (chärlz'tun, chärl'stun), [key]
— n.
  1. a vigorous, rhythmic ballroom dance popular in the 1920s.
—v.i.
  1. to dance the Charleston.
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