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c. Tweet Definition of c. Like Definition of c. on Facebook
abbreviation
  1. (context, preposition) circa
The document was written in the Middle Ages, 1250.
  1. (context, noun) city
CA Tweet Definition of CA Like Definition of CA on Facebook
abbreviation
  1. California, a state of the United States of America.
  2. Canada.
  3. Cellular Automata
Caen Tweet Definition of Caen Like Definition of Caen on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in the Calvados département of Basse-Normandie, France
  2. (San Francisco) A caenism, something from w:Herb Caen, the late, incredibly long-term columnist for the w:San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle.
Caernarvonshire Tweet Definition of Caernarvonshire Like Definition of Caernarvonshire on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (alternative spelling of, Caernarfonshire)
Cagliari Tweet Definition of Cagliari Like Definition of Cagliari on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Province of Sardinia, Italy.
  2. Capital and port of Cagliari and also the capital of Sardinia.
cairns Tweet Definition of cairns Like Definition of cairns on Facebook
noun
  1. (plural of, cairn)
Cairo Tweet Definition of Cairo Like Definition of Cairo on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital of Egypt.
Calabria Tweet Definition of Calabria Like Definition of Calabria on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A region of southern Italy.
Calais Tweet Definition of Calais Like Definition of Calais on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A town in Nord-Pas-de-Calais, in the north of France.
Calcutta Tweet Definition of Calcutta Like Definition of Calcutta on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Former name of Kolkata, the State capital of West Bengal (India).
Calgary Tweet Definition of Calgary Like Definition of Calgary on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The largest city of the province of Alberta (Canada).
Cali Tweet Definition of Cali Like Definition of Cali on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city of western Colombia on the Cali River, southwest of Bogotí¡.
  2. (slang) The state of California in the United States.
California Tweet Definition of California Like Definition of California on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A western coastal state of the United States of America.Capital: Sacramento.

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Texas - One of 50 states that form the United States of America. Texas is the largest of the 48 contiguous states and is located in the South, center of the country along the border with Mexico. Texas was founded in 1835 as the Republic of Texas, a sovereign nation. Following a war of independence with Mexico, Texas was annexed as the 28th US state, on December 29, 1845.

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Caltanissetta Tweet Definition of Caltanissetta Like Definition of Caltanissetta on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Province of Sicily, Italy.
  2. Town and capital of Caltanissetta.
Calvados Tweet Definition of Calvados Like Definition of Calvados on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A département of France, in the Basse-Normandie region.
Cambodia Tweet Definition of Cambodia Like Definition of Cambodia on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A country in Southeast Asia. Official name: Kingdom of Cambodia. Former name: Kampuchea
Cambridge Tweet Definition of Cambridge Like Definition of Cambridge on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in England famous for its university.
  2. w:University of Cambridge, Cambridge University.
He went to Cambridge, you know.
Cambridgeshire Tweet Definition of Cambridgeshire Like Definition of Cambridgeshire on Facebook
proper noun
  1. An inland eastern county of England bordered by Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Huntingdonshire and Northamptonshire.
Camden Tweet Definition of Camden Like Definition of Camden on Facebook
proper noun
  1. An inner London borough comprising Hampstead, Holborn and St Pancras.
  2. A town name in various other locales.
  3. An English habitational surname.
  4. (given name, male), modern transferred use of the surname.
Cameroon Tweet Definition of Cameroon Like Definition of Cameroon on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in Central Africa. Official name: Republic of Cameroon.
Campania Tweet Definition of Campania Like Definition of Campania on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A region of southern Italy.
Campbell Tweet Definition of Campbell Like Definition of Campbell on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A Scottish surname from the Gaelic cam beul, crooked mouth.
  2. (given name, male) derived from the surname.
Campo Grande Tweet Definition of Campo Grande Like Definition of Campo Grande on Facebook
proper noun
  1. State capital of Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil).
Canada Tweet Definition of Canada Like Definition of Canada on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A country in North America; official name : Canada.
Canary Islands Tweet Definition of Canary Islands Like Definition of Canary Islands on Facebook
proper nouncanary, Canary island, Islands
  1. An archipelago off the coast of north-west Morocco, belonging to Spain
Canberra Tweet Definition of Canberra Like Definition of Canberra on Facebook
proper noun
  1. National capital of Australia, located in the Australian Capital Territory.
  2. (Colloquial) The Australian government.
A new tax policy was announced by Canberra today.
Cancer Tweet Definition of Cancer Like Definition of Cancer on Facebook
proper noun (symbol ♋)
  1. (constellation) A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a crab.
Cannes Tweet Definition of Cannes Like Definition of Cannes on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A town in the south-east of France
Canterbury Tweet Definition of Canterbury Like Definition of Canterbury on Facebook
proper noun
  1. An ancient city in Kent, England
Canton Tweet Definition of Canton Like Definition of Canton on Facebook
proper noun
  1. An alternative (former) name for Guangzhou in China.
  2. An alternative (former) name for Guangdong in China.
  3. A topographical surname of French or Galician derivation
canyon Tweet Definition of canyon Like Definition of canyon on Facebook
noun
  1. A valley, especially a long, narrow, steep valley, cut in rock by a river.
Cape of Good Hope Tweet Definition of Cape of Good Hope Like Definition of Cape of Good Hope on Facebook
proper noun
  1. a cape in southwestern South Africa, near Cape Town.
Cape Town Tweet Definition of Cape Town Like Definition of Cape Town on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The legislative capital of South Africa.
Cape Verde Tweet Definition of Cape Verde Like Definition of Cape Verde on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in Western Africa. Official name: Republic of Cape Verde.
Capri Tweet Definition of Capri Like Definition of Capri on Facebook
proper noun
  1. an island in the Bay of Naples; part of Campania
Caracas Tweet Definition of Caracas Like Definition of Caracas on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital of Venezuela.
Cardiff Tweet Definition of Cardiff Like Definition of Cardiff on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital city of Wales
cardigan Tweet Definition of cardigan Like Definition of cardigan on Facebook
noun
  1. A type of sweater or jumper that fastens up the front with buttons or a zipper, usually machine- or hand-knitted from wool. Cardigans are available for both sexes but recent fashions have resulted in them being more typically worn by women.
proper nounCardigan
  1. A town in Wales.
Cardiganshire Tweet Definition of Cardiganshire Like Definition of Cardiganshire on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A maritime traditional county of Wales, bordered by Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Brecknockshire, Radnorshire, Montgomeryshire and Merionethshire.
Carinthia Tweet Definition of Carinthia Like Definition of Carinthia on Facebook
proper noun
  1. a federal state of Austria.
Carlisle Tweet Definition of Carlisle Like Definition of Carlisle on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in north-western England, the county town of Cumbria and formerly of Cumberland.
Carmarthenshire Tweet Definition of Carmarthenshire Like Definition of Carmarthenshire on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A maritime traditional county of Wales, bordered by Glamorganshire, Brecknockshire, Cardiganshire and Pembrokeshire.
  2. A local government principal area, bordered by Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Powys, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire.
Carolina Tweet Definition of Carolina Like Definition of Carolina on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (given name, female, from Latin, ), Latinate form of Caroline; rare in English.
Carson Tweet Definition of Carson Like Definition of Carson on Facebook
proper noun
  1. An Irish and Scottish surname, possible a form of Curzon.
  2. (given name, male) (and very rarely a female name) transferred from the surname.
Carson City Tweet Definition of Carson City Like Definition of Carson City on Facebook
proper nounCarson city, City
  1. The capital of the US state of Nevada
Carthage Tweet Definition of Carthage Like Definition of Carthage on Facebook
proper noun
  1. An ancient city in North Africa, in modern Tunisia.
Cary Tweet Definition of Cary Like Definition of Cary on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A male given name, a variant of the Irish Carey
casbah Tweet Definition of casbah Like Definition of casbah on Facebook
noun
  1. The older part of a city in northern Africa or Middle East.
cashmere Tweet Definition of cashmere Like Definition of cashmere on Facebook
noun
  1. Fine, downy wool from beneath the outer hair of the Cashmere goat
  2. A soft fabric made of this wool
proper nounCashmere (archaic)
  1. Kashmir
Caspian Sea Tweet Definition of Caspian Sea Like Definition of Caspian Sea on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A landlocked sea between Asia and European Russia, and the world"s largest inland body of water.
Castries Tweet Definition of Castries Like Definition of Castries on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital city of Saint Lucia
Catalonia Tweet Definition of Catalonia Like Definition of Catalonia on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A country of SW Europe, an autonomous community of Spain. Historically, a principality also including a strip of nowadays Aragon and the region of Roussillon (nowadays part of France).
    • Official name: Catalonia (Catalunya).
    • Area: 31,930 km.2
    • Population (2003): 6,505,600.
Catania Tweet Definition of Catania Like Definition of Catania on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Province of Sicily, Italy.
  2. Town and capital of Catania.
Catanzaro Tweet Definition of Catanzaro Like Definition of Catanzaro on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Province of Calabria, Italy.
  2. Town and capital of Catanzaro and also the capital of Calabria.
Cathay Tweet Definition of Cathay Like Definition of Cathay on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The name that was given to northern China by Marco Polo
Caucasus Tweet Definition of Caucasus Like Definition of Caucasus on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A mountain range in West Asia, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, on the territory of Russia, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan.
cayenne Tweet Definition of cayenne Like Definition of cayenne on Facebook
noun
  1. cayenne pepper, Cayenne pepper.
adjective
  1. Of or pertaining to Cayenne, capital of French Guiana, its inhabitants, or to Cayenne Island at the mouth of the Cayenne River.
  2. Of or pertaining to cayenne pepper.
Cayman Islands Tweet Definition of Cayman Islands Like Definition of Cayman Islands on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A British territory in the Caribbean.
Celebes Tweet Definition of Celebes Like Definition of Celebes on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The former name of Sulawesi
central Tweet Definition of central Like Definition of central on Facebook
adjective
  1. being in the centre
  2. being the most important
  3. having or containing the centre of something
Central African Tweet Definition of Central African Like Definition of Central African on Facebook
noun
  1. A person from Central Africa or of Central African descent.
adjective
  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Central Africa, the Central African people or the Central African language.
Central African Republic Tweet Definition of Central African Republic Like Definition of Central African Republic on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in Central Africa. Official name: Central African Republic.
Central America Tweet Definition of Central America Like Definition of Central America on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The part of the Americas between North America and South America, consisting of the following countries:
    • Guatemala
    • Belize
    • Honduras
    • El Salvador
    • Nicaragua
    • Costa Rica
    • Panama
Ceres Tweet Definition of Ceres Like Definition of Ceres on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (mythology) The Roman goddess of agriculture; equivalent to the Greek goddess Demeter.
  2. (astronomy) A celestial body orbitting between Mars and Jupiter; previously defined as an asteroid; now officially known as a dwarf planet; officially called 1 Ceres.
(wikipedia, 1 Ceres)      
Ceuta Tweet Definition of Ceuta Like Definition of Ceuta on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A Spanish enclave at the edge of Morocco
Ceylon Tweet Definition of Ceylon Like Definition of Ceylon on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The old name for Sri Lanka, prior to 1972.
Chad Tweet Definition of Chad Like Definition of Chad on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A country in Central Africa. Official name: Republic of Chad.
  2. (given name, male) from Old English Ceadda, a seventh century saint.
Champagne Tweet Definition of Champagne Like Definition of Champagne on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A region and former province of France.
champaign Tweet Definition of champaign Like Definition of champaign on Facebook
noun
  1. (geography) open countryside, or an area of open countryside
  • 1605: Of all these bounds even from this line to this, / With shadowy forests and with champaigns riched, / With plenteous rivers and wide-skirted meads, / We make thee lady. " William Shakespeare, King Lear, I.i
Champlain Tweet Definition of Champlain Like Definition of Champlain on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A surname from a French topographic name from words meaning field and flat
  2. w:Samuel de Champlain, Samuel de Champlain French geographer and explorer
Chandigarh Tweet Definition of Chandigarh Like Definition of Chandigarh on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Union territory in northern India.
  2. City located in the union territory of Chandigarh, serving simultaneously as capital of this union territory and of the states of Haryana and Punjab.
Chandler Tweet Definition of Chandler Like Definition of Chandler on Facebook
proper noun
  1. An English occupational surname for a maker or seller of candles.
  2. (given name, male), transferred use of the surname.
Channel Islands Tweet Definition of Channel Islands Like Definition of Channel Islands on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A group of islands in the English Channel - Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark, Herm, Brecqhou, Lihou, Jethou and Burhou
  2. A group of islands off the coast of California
Charles Tweet Definition of Charles Like Definition of Charles on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (given name, male)
Charleston Tweet Definition of Charleston Like Definition of Charleston on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital city of West Virginia, USA.
  2. A large city and port in South Carolina, USA.
  3. A dance named for the city of Charleston, South Carolina.
Charlotte Tweet Definition of Charlotte Like Definition of Charlotte on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (given name, female, from French, ) used in the English-speaking world since the seventeenth century.
    1. The largest city in the state of North Carolina.
Charlottetown Tweet Definition of Charlottetown Like Definition of Charlottetown on Facebook
proper noun
  1. provincial, Provincial capital of Prince Edward Island (Canada).
Chattanooga Tweet Definition of Chattanooga Like Definition of Chattanooga on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in Tennessee near the border with Georgia
Chautauqua Tweet Definition of Chautauqua Like Definition of Chautauqua on Facebook
noun
  1. A place in the state of New York where people go over in the summer for vacation to enjoy artistic events.
  2. A kind of travelling tent-show which used to move across America featuring popular talks.
Cheapside Tweet Definition of Cheapside Like Definition of Cheapside on Facebook
proper noun
  1. any of several streets in English towns and cities that were originally marketplaces
  1. (London) a street, and surrounding district, in the City; links Newgate Street, Cornhill, Threadneedle Street, Poultry and Lomboard Street (and others)
Chelmsford Tweet Definition of Chelmsford Like Definition of Chelmsford on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The county town of Essex, England
Chelsea Tweet Definition of Chelsea Like Definition of Chelsea on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A district on the northern bank of the river Thames in western London.
  2. A type of porcelain once manufactured there.
    1. Several cities (mostly in the US) named after it.
  1. (given name, female, ), derived from the London borough.
Cher Tweet Definition of Cher Like Definition of Cher on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A short form of the female given name Cherilyn.
Cherbourg Tweet Definition of Cherbourg