Definitions for Charlotteˈʃɑr lət
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of various desserts usu. made by lining a mold with cake or bread and filling it with fruit, whipped cream, custard, or gelatin.
Origin of charlotte:
1790–1800; < F, generic use of the given name
a city in S North Carolina. 441,297.
Category: Geography (places)
Charlotte, Queen City(noun)
the largest city in North Carolina; located in south central North Carolina
a mold lined with cake or crumbs and filled with fruit or whipped cream or custard
of origin, used in the English-speaking world since the seventeenth century.
The largest city in the state of North Carolina.
A dessert containing sponge, fruit and cream or custard.
Origin: Charlotte, female diminutive form of Charles, from Middle High German Karl, which came from the Germanic *.
a kind of pie or pudding made by lining a dish with slices of bread, and filling it with bread soaked in milk, and baked
Charlotte is the largest city in the U.S. state of North Carolina and the seat of Mecklenburg County. In 2012, the estimated population of Charlotte according to the U.S. Census Bureau was 775,202, making it the 17th largest city in the United States based on population. The Charlotte metropolitan area ranks 23rd largest in the US and had a 2012 population of 2,296,569. The Charlotte metropolitan area is part of a sixteen-county market region or combined statistical area with a 2011 U.S. Census population estimate of 2,442,564. Residents of Charlotte are referred to as "Charlotteans". The city is a major U.S. financial center, the second largest financial center by assets following New York City. Bank of America and the East Coast operations of Wells Fargo are headquartered in the city. Charlotte is also home of the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League, the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball Association, the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Carowinds amusement park, and the U.S. National Whitewater Center. Nicknamed the Queen City, Charlotte and its resident county are named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, who had become queen consort of Great Britain the year before the city's founding. A second nickname derives from the American Revolutionary War, when British commander General Cornwallis occupied the city but was driven out by hostile residents, prompting him to write that Charlotte was "a hornet's nest of rebellion", leading to the nickname The Hornet's Nest.
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