A street in the Boston neighborhood of Charlestown.
Charlestown definition by Webster's New World
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oldest part of Boston, at the mouth of the Charles River: site of the battle of Bunker Hill
Origin: after Charles I of England: see Prince Charles
Charlestown definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A former city of eastern Massachusetts, the oldest part of present-day Boston. It was settled c. 1629. The Battle of Bunker Hill was fought here at Breed's Hill on June 17, 1775.