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 (shär′lə-roi′, shär-lə-rwä′)
A city of south-central Belgium south of Brussels. It was founded in 1666 and is now a commercial center and rail junction.


(French ʃarlərwa)
(Placename) a town in SW Belgium, in Hainaut province: centre of an industrial region. Pop: 200 608 (2004 est)


(ʃar lə ˈrwa)

a city in S Belgium. 209,000.
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Noun1.Charleroi - city in southwestern Belgium; center of an industrial region
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
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Amy Charleroy is a graduate student in Art Education at The Rhode Island School of Design where she participates in the Museum Education Strand in collaboration with The RISD Museum.