Origin of bostonFrench
a kind of waltz
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.x
- Two hundred years ago there lived in Boston a little boy whose name was Benjamin Franklin.
- I found Boston is an expensive place to live.
- Mr. Endicott told me about the great ships that came sailing by from Boston, bound for Europe.
- Could that Boston newspaper woman possibly be correct?
- Boston was a tad rowdy back then and we were kind of young and frisky ourselves.