Charlottesville definition by Webster's New World
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city in central Va.: pop. 45,000
Origin: after Queen Charlotte, wife of George III: see Saint George
Charlottesville definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An independent city of central Virginia northwest of Richmond. It is the seat of the University of Virginia (founded 1819). Thomas Jefferson's estate, Monticello, is nearby. Population: 40,300.