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Charlotte British & World English

A commercial city and transportation centre in southern North Carolina; population 687,456 (est. 2008)

charlotte British & World English

A pudding made of stewed fruit with a casing or covering of bread, sponge cake, biscuits, or breadcrumbs

Charlotte in Brontë British & World English

Charlotte (1816–55), author of Jane Eyre (1847), Shirley (1849), and Villette (1853)

charlotte russe British & World English

A pudding consisting of custard enclosed in sponge cake or a casing of sponge fingers

Charlotte Amalie British & World English

The capital of the Virgin Islands, on the island of St Thomas; population 10,100 (est. 2009)

Charlotte Dundas British & World English

A paddle steamer launched in 1802 on the River Clyde, the first vessel to use steam propulsion commercially

Corday, Charlotte British & World English

(1768–93), French political assassin; full name Marie Anne Charlotte Corday d’Armont. She became involved with the Girondists and in 1793 assassinated the revolutionary leader Jean Paul Marat in his bath; she was found guilty of treason and guillotined

Queen Charlotte Islands British & World English

A group of more than 150 islands off the west coast of Canada, in British Columbia

Brontë British & World English

Charlotte (1816–55), author of Jane Eyre (1847), Shirley (1849), and Villette (1853)

Queen Charlotte in Lawrence, Sir Thomas British & World English

(1769–1830), English painter. He achieved success with his full-length portrait (1789) of Queen Charlotte, the wife of King George III, and by 1810 he was recognized as the leading portrait painter of his time

Emilie Charlotte le Breton in Langtry, Lillie British & World English

(1853–1929), British actress; born Emilie Charlotte le Breton. She made her stage debut in 1881 and later became the mistress of the Prince of Wales, later Edward VII

Marie Charlotte Carmichael Stopes in Stopes, Marie British & World English

(1880–1958), Scottish birth-control campaigner; full name Marie Charlotte Carmichael Stopes. Her book Married Love (1918) was a frank treatment of sexuality within marriage. In 1921 she founded the pioneering Mothers' Clinic for Birth Control in London

Marie Anne Charlotte Corday d’Armont in Corday, Charlotte British & World English

(1768–93), French political assassin; full name Marie Anne Charlotte Corday d’Armont. She became involved with the Girondists and in 1793 assassinated the revolutionary leader Jean Paul Marat in his bath; she was found guilty of treason and guillotined

charlotte Spanish-English

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