Boston

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The US city is named after the English town (from which several prominent colonists had come), which itself is sometimes said to be named as a contraction of St Botolph's town or St Botolph's stone. However, this is uncertain.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɒstən/, /ˈbɔstən/, /ˈbɑstən/
  • (New England) IPA(key): [ˈbɒːstɪn]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɒstən

Proper noun[edit]

Boston

  1. The capital and largest city in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the informal capital of New England, located in the northeastern United States.
    And here’s to good old Boston,
    The land of the bean and the cod,
    Where Lowells talk only to Cabots
    And Cabots talk only to God.
  2. A town in Lincolnshire, England.
  3. A settlement in Belize
  4. A city in Georgia, USA
  5. A town in Indiana
  6. A village in Kyrgyzstan
  7. A town in New York
  8. A CDP in Pennsylvania
  9. A municipality in the Philippines
  10. A town in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  11. A settlement in Suriname
  12. A CDP and an unincorporated community in Virginia
  13. An eighteenth-century trick-taking card game for four players, with two packs of fifty-two cards each.

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Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Boston f

  1. Boston (place name)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bôston/
  • Hyphenation: Bos‧ton

Proper noun[edit]

Bȍston m (Cyrillic spelling Бо̏стон)

  1. Boston

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