1. A port city in southeastern South Carolina.
2. State capital of West Virginia in the central part of the state on the Kanawha river; Also called: capital of West Virginia.
3. City in Arkansas (USA); zip code 72933.
4. City in Illinois (USA); zip code 61920.
5. City in Mississippi (USA); zip code 38921.
6. City in Missouri (USA); zip code 63834.
7. City in Tennessee (USA); zip code 37310.
8. City in West Virginia (USA).
9. Town in Utah (USA).
(West Virginia) Capital and chief city of West Virginia, US, on the Kanawha River; It is the center of a region that produces coal, natural gas, salt, clay, timber, and oil, and it is an important chemical-producing center. Charleston developed from a fort built 1788.(South Carolina) Main port and city of South Carolina, US; Industries include textiles, clothing, and paper products. A nuclear-submarine naval base and an air-force base are nearby. The city dates from 1670.
Charleston is the setting for George Gershwin’s folk opera Porgy and Bess. Spoleto Festival US, dating from 1977, attracts performing-arts groups.
Fort Sumter, in the sheltered harbor of Charleston, was bombarded by Confederate batteries 12–13 April 1861, thus beginning the Civil War. There are many historic houses and fine gardens. Charleston was hard hit by Hurricane Hugo 1989.
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