Charleston

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See also: charleston and charlestón

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Charles +‎ ton, ton being an old form of town.

Proper noun[edit]

Charleston

  1. A city in Arkansas, USA, and one of the two county seats of Franklin County.
  2. A city in Illinois, USA, and the county seat of Coles County.
  3. A city in Mississippi, USA, and one of the two county seats of Tallahatchie County.
  4. A city in Missouri, USA, and the county seat of Mississippi County.
  5. A large city and port in South Carolina, USA, and the county seat of Charleston County.
  6. The capital city of the state of West Virginia in the United States of America. It is the county seat of Kanawha County.

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Noun[edit]

Charleston (plural Charlestons)

  1. A dance named for the city of Charleston, South Carolina.

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