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  • There are fine hotels, club houses and cottages, and the Palmetto Golf Links near the city are probably the finest in the southern states; fox-hunting, polo, tennis and shooting are among the popular sports.
  • PALMETTO, in botany, a popular name for Sabal Palmetto, the Palmetto palm, a native of the southern United States, especially in Florida.
  • From the number of palmettoes along the coast South Carolina has become popularly known as the Palmetto state.
  • In March 1776 he took command of a palmetto fort which he had built on Sullivan's Island, off Charleston, which he held against the attack of Admiral Sir Peter Parker on the 28th of June, and which soon after the battle was renamed Fort Moultrie by the General Assembly.
  • Among these may be noticed thin strips of willow and cane and the fronds of numerous palms. "Brazilian" hats made from the fronds of the palmetto palms, Sabal palmetto and S.

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