Boston, Hub of the Universe, Bean Town, Beantown, capital of Massachusettsnoun
state capital and largest city of Massachusetts; a major center for banking and financial services
The capital and largest city in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, located in the northeastern United States.
A town in Lincolnshire, England.
An eighteenth-century trick-taking card game for four players, with two packs of fifty-two cards each.
a game at cards, played by four persons, with two packs of fifty-two cards each; -- said to be so called from Boston, Massachusetts, and to have been invented by officers of the French army in America during the Revolutionary war
Boston is an American rock band from Boston, Massachusetts that achieved its most notable successes during the 1970s and 1980s. Centered on guitarist, keyboardist, songwriter, and producer Tom Scholz, the band is a staple of classic rock radio playlists. Boston's best-known works include the songs "More Than a Feeling", "Peace of Mind", "Foreplay/Long Time", "Rock and Roll Band", "Smokin'", "Don't Look Back" and "Amanda." They have sold over 31 million albums in the United States, of which 17 million are their self-titled debut album and 7 million are their second album, Don't Look Back.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bost′on, n. a game at cards, somewhat similar to whist. [From Boston in Mass., U.S.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a Lincolnshire seaport, on the Witham, 30 m. SE. of Lincoln; exports coal, machinery, corn, and wool, and imports timber and general goods. There is a large cattle and sheep market, also canvas and sail-cloth works. Fox, the martyrologist, was a native. It has a spacious church, which is a conspicuous landmark and beacon at sea.
on Massachusetts Bay, is the capital of Massachusetts and the chief city of New England, one of the best-built and best-appointed cities of the Union. With an excellent harbour and eight converging railways it is an emporium of trade, and very wealthy. Sugar, wool, hides, and chemicals are imported; farm produce, cattle, cotton, and tobacco exported; boot and shoe making is one of many varied industries. The many educational institutions and its interest in literature and art have won for it the title of American Athens. Among famous natives were Franklin, Poe, and Emerson; while most American men of letters have been associated with it. The Boston riots of 1770 and 1773 were the heralds of the revolution, and the first battle was fought at Bunker Hill, not far off, now included in it.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
A city and capital of Massachusetts, situated on the west side of Massachusetts Bay, at the mouth of Charles River. It was built about 1627. Here originated that resistance to the British authorities which led to American independence. The act of Parliament laying duties on tea, papers, colors, etc. (passed June, 1767), so excited the indignation of the citizens of Boston, that they destroyed several hundred chests of tea, December 16, 1773. Boston seaport was shut by the English Parliament, until restitution should be made to the East India Company for the tea lost, March 25, 1774. The town was besieged by the British next year, and 400 houses were destroyed. A battle between the royalist and independent troops, in which the latter were defeated, took place June 17, 1775; the city was evacuated by the king’s troops, April, 1776. The inhabitants were very zealous against slavery in 1861.
1) a seaport in and the capital of Massachusetts, in the E part. 2) (lowercase) a variety of whist, popular in the early 19th century, played by four persons with two packs of cards. 3) (usually lowercase) a social dance that is a modification of the waltz. 4) a card game for four, played with two packs 5) mainly US a slow gliding dance, a variation of the waltz
A tense commute to work in Houston will start to resemble a tense commute in Boston or New York City.
Etymology: The trick has been to create nonstops from cities like Boston that were under-served.
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Etymology and Origins
Short for St Botolph’s Town. “The stump” of the church is seen from afar across the Boston Deeps.
The numerical value of Boston in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Boston in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
That's something you dream about as a little kid and everybody is going to be bringing their best performance on Wednesday night in Boston.
A cold front north of us will start shifting south and by Sunday evening, it will make progress toward Boston, Pittsburgh, St. Louis. By Monday morning, it might be reaching Washington, Cincinnati with some rain and thunderstorms.
I was happy to hear that he made it through surgery without any complications. It shows you what a strong kid he is and what a great medical team they have here at Boston Medical Center.
Whatever scabbing or healing had begun to take place, the Boston wound is freshly ripped open by the events in Paris.
The many elected officials in Boston 2024's corner looked the other way for months, even when it became clear that Boston 2024 had been less than truthful about what it wanted from taxpayers, what those officials couldn't ignore was the real, credible threat of a binding vote, which is what ultimately led to the USOC pulling the bid.
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