There are 2 definitions of Boston in English:

Boston1

Line breaks: Bos¦ton
Pronunciation: /ˈbɒstən
 
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  • The state capital of Massachusetts; population 609,023 (est. 2008). It was founded circa 1630 and named after Boston in Lincolnshire.

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Bostonian

Pronunciation: /bɒsˈtəʊnɪən/
noun & adjective
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  • It's also the way Catherine's chatter about her wise old Orkney granny or her frisky boyfriend act as an essential counterpoint to the more brittle battle of wit being carried by the two refined Bostonians.
  • Civil libertarians fear the unconventional precautions will start Bostonians down a slippery slope, as CNN's Dan Lothian reports.
  • Thus, Bostonians simultaneously suffered dramatic reductions in both the value of their human capital and residential real estate investments.

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There are 2 definitions of Boston in English:

Boston2

Line breaks: Bos¦ton
Pronunciation: /ˈbɒst(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • 1A card game resembling solo whist.
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    • A bid of seven (uptown, downtown or no trumps) is also known as a Boston.
  • 2A variation of the waltz or of the two-step.

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