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changing of the guard a ceremony in which a guard is replaced by another guard.
Chang Jiang River the longest river of Asia, flowing from Tibet through central China into the East China Sea. An older name in English for the Chang Jiang River is the Yangtze River.
channel a long, narrow body of water that joins two larger bodies of water. [4 definitions]
chant a song that is sung on the same note or the same few notes throughout. [4 definitions]
Chanukah see Hanukkah.
chaos a state, condition, or place of complete confusion or disorder.
chap1 to crack, dry, or make red.
chap2 (informal) a man or boy; fellow.
chapel a small building, or a room in a larger building, used for worship.
chaperone an adult who goes along with young people in a social situation to make sure they behave properly and are safe.
chaplain a member of the clergy who leads religious services and does counseling for a military unit, a hospital, or other group.
chaps leather clothing worn over pants, especially by cowboys, to protect the legs while riding horseback.
chapter one of the main parts of a book. Chapters are usually numbered or given a title. [2 definitions]
character all those things that make a person, place, or thing different from others. [6 definitions]
characteristic having to do with a typical or special quality of a person, group, action, or thing. [2 definitions]
characterize to describe the particular character or qualities of; give certain characteristics to. [2 definitions]
charcoal the solid, black form of carbon made by burning wood or other matter in a space with very little oxygen. [2 definitions]
charge to give a responsibility or duty to. [12 definitions]
chariot a vehicle with two wheels used in ancient times. A chariot was pulled by horses and driven from a standing position. It was used in wars, races, and other public events.
charity something given to a person or persons in need. [3 definitions]
charm the ability to attract, delight, and please. [4 definitions]