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landform

(noun) - any geological feature such as a mountain or valley

legend

(noun) - a guide explaining the symbols and color codes on a map or chart

legislative branch

(noun) - the branch of government that is concerned with the making of laws

legislature

(noun) - a governmental body with the power to make, amend and repeal laws. In South Carolina, the legislature is made up of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

lieutenant governor

(noun) - the second highest constitutional officer in the state. In South Carolina, the lieutenant governor serves as the governor if the governor cannot serve for any reason. The lieutenant governor is also the president of the state senate.

lighthouse

(noun) - a tower built on the coast that has a bright light in the top of it so ships can see it from a long way away. The light helps sailors know not to go too close to a rocky shore, so they didn't crash.

lint

(noun) - fibrous coat of thick hairs covering the seeds of the cotton plant

locomotive

(noun) - the power unit of a train, which does not carry passengers or freight itself, but pulls the coaches or rail cars

loom

(noun) - a frame or machine of wood or other material, in which a weaver forms cloth out of thread

Lords Proprietors

Lords Proprietors

(noun) - eight men given a grant to colonize land in North America by King Charles II. Part of this land is now South Carolina.

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