⌂ a kind of waltz
Origin of bostonFrench
cap. of Mass.; seaport on an arm (Boston Bay) of Massachusetts Bay
Origin of Bostonafter Boston, port in north eastern England
The capital and largest city of Massachusetts, in the eastern part of the state on an inlet of Massachusetts Bay. Founded in the 17th century, it was a leading center of agitation against England in the 18th century and a stronghold of abolitionist thought in the 19th century. Today it is a major commercial, financial, and educational hub.