Boston Bay

geographical name

Definition of Boston Bay

inlet of western Massachusetts Bay

Note: The name Boston Harbor is often used for the western part of Boston Bay and is sometimes used in place of Boston Bay.

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“Boston Bay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Boston%20Bay. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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