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Bostonese

noun Bos·ton·ese \¦bȯ-stə-¦nēz, -¦nēs sometimes ¦bä-; rapidly sometimes -sə-¦nē-\

Definition of Bostonese

plural

Bostonese

  1. 1 dated plural in construction :  natives or inhabitants of Boston

  2. 2 :  the speech of Boston and the immediately surrounding region marked by certain features (such as the use of \ȧ\ for the a in ask) that set it off sharply from most other speech patterns of the U.S.

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Bostonese

adjective Bos·ton·ese \¦bȯ-stə-¦nēz, -¦nēs sometimes ¦bä-; rapidly sometimes -sə-¦nē-\

Definition of Bostonese

dated

  1. :  a native or resident of Boston, Massachusetts :  bostonian

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