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Char·lotte 1(shär′lət) 1896-1985.
Grand duchess of Luxembourg. Ascending to the throne in 1919, she took her government into exile during the Nazi occupation of Luxembourg and supported her people through regular radio broadcasts. She returned triumphantly in 1945 and ruled until 1964 before abdicating to her son, Jean (born 1921).
A city of southern North Carolina near the South Carolina border southwest of Greensboro. Settled c. 1750 and named for the wife of King George III of England, it is the largest city in the state.
A dessert consisting of a mold of sponge cake or bread with a filling, as of fruits, whipped cream, or custard.
[French, from the name Charlotte.]
1. (Cookery) a baked dessert served hot or cold, commonly made with fruit and layers or a casing of bread or cake crumbs, sponge cake, etc: apple charlotte.
2. (Cookery) short for charlotte russe
[C19: from French, from the name Charlotte]
(Placename) a city in S North Carolina: the largest city in the state. Pop: 584 658 (2003 est)
any of various desserts usu. made by lining a mold with cake or bread and filling it with fruit, whipped cream, custard, or gelatin.
[1790–1800; < French, generic use of the given name]
a city in S North Carolina. 441,297.
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|Noun||1.||Charlotte - the largest city in North Carolina; located in south central North Carolina|
|2.||charlotte - a mold lined with cake or crumbs and filled with fruit or whipped cream or custard|
charlotte russe - lady fingers enclosing Bavarian cream