Boston marriage

noun

Definition of Boston marriage

: a long-term loving relationship between two women

First Known Use of Boston marriage

1893, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Boston marriage was in 1893

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“Boston marriage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Boston%20marriage. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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