verb (used without object)
Words nearby Charleston
Origin of Charleston1
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OTHER WORDS FROM West VirginiaWest Virginian, adjective, noun
Examples from the Web for charleston
“If Charleston harbor needs improvement, let the commerce of Charleston bear the burden,” he said.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern|Lloyd Green|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
When the high court ruled in Brown, the Charleston circuit court, of course, reversed itself.
So Graham, Scott, and Sanford could have found a way to make it to Charleston if it really mattered to them.
As a college student, I was lucky enough to visit Charleston on a tour of Virginia Woolf related sites.House of Cads: Growing Up Amid the Weirdness of Bloomsbury|Jessica Ferri|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Soon after, government officials told residents of Charleston, West Virginia, and surrounding areas to stop using tap water.West Virginia Is Just The Beginning For Chemical Spill Disasters|Sally Kohn|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After wandering about for some time, he took up his residence in Charleston, where he amassed a splendid fortune.Alonzo and Melissa|Daniel Jackson, Jr.
Charleston, after a forty days' siege, was forced to surrender.Comic History of the United States|Bill Nye
I now went ashore at Charleston, and had my swig, as long as the money lasted.Ned Myers|James Fenimore Cooper
In Charleston this would be considered not only ungallant, but, frankly, an exhibition of inferior breeding.
He was in Charleston, and you were coming; I didn't want him there.East Angels|Constance Fenimore Woolson
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Culture definitions for charleston (1 of 3)
A fast-paced dance, with elaborate arm movements, that became a craze in the United States during the 1920s.
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State in the southeastern United States bordered by Pennsylvania and Maryland to the north, Virginia to the east and south, and Kentucky and Ohio to the west. Its capital and largest city is Charleston.