/ ʃɑːrlət /
A mold lined with cake or crumbs and filled with fruit or whipped cream or custard.
City in North Carolina, US, on the border with South Carolina; Industries include data processing, textiles, chemicals, machinery, and food products. It was the gold-mining center of the country until gold was discovered in California 1849.
Charlotte is the birthplace of James K Polk, 11th president of the US.
The University of North Carolina–Charlotte is here, and the Mint Museum of Arts has paintings, sculpture, and ceramics. Settled around 1750, Charlotte enjoyed rapid growth in the 1970s and is the largest city in the state.