Boston

noun
Bos·ton | \ˈbȯ-stən \

Definition of Boston 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a variation of whist played with two decks of cards

2 [ Boston, Mass. ] : a dance somewhat like a waltz

Boston

geographical name
Bos·ton | \ˈbȯ-stən \

Definition of Boston (Entry 2 of 2)

1 city, port on Massachusetts Bay, and capital of Massachusetts population 617,594

2 port in Parts of Holland, Lincolnshire, eastern England population 52,600

Other Words from Boston

Geographical name

Bostonian \bȯ-ˈstō-nē-ən, -nyən \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of Boston

Noun

1800, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Boston

Noun

French, from Boston, Massachusetts

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