A-Z Glossary Terms

canal

(noun) - a manmade waterway that connects bodies of water such as lakes or rivers

cane

(noun) - any of various tall, perennial grasses with flexible, woody stalks, and more specifically from the genus Arundinaria

cannon

(noun) - a large artillery gun, often on wheels

canoe

(noun) - a small, long and narrow boat used by Native Americans and others to travel on waterways

capital

(noun) - the seat of government, especially of a country or state- also, wealth in the form of money or property owned, used, or accumulated in business

cargo

(noun) - the goods, merchandise, or other items that are conveyed in a vessel or boat

Carolina Bay

(noun) - one of a series of oval depressions along the coastal plain, from Georgia to Delaware

Carolina Shag

(noun) - a swing dance that began in South Carolina in the 1940s

carpetbagger

(noun) - a term of contempt for a Northern man seeking private gain or political advancement in the Southern United States after the Civil War. The name refers to a cloth bag many of them used for transporting their possessions.

cash crop

(noun) - a crop grown to be sold to other people, not to be used by the people who grew it

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