What is another word for boston?

Pronunciation: [bˈɒstən] (IPA)

Boston has plenty of synonyms, including the City on a Hill for its elevated location in Massachusetts, Beantown based on its culinary history with beans, the Cradle of Liberty for its role in the American Revolution, and Athens of America for its numerous universities and cultural events. Some lesser-used words include Puritan City due to its connection to the Protestant work ethic, the Hub for its central location in New England and transportation hubs, and the Walking City because of its compact size and pedestrian-friendly streets. Additionally, Boston is also sometimes referred to as Bostonia and Bosstown, although these terms are more colloquial.

What are the hypernyms for Boston?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Boston

Prominent among that circle and among the old boston families of that day was the widow of a man who had literally given his life to the antislavery cause, for he had died during the War of overwork upon an antislavery journal.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee
She knew that from both the ladies who had impressed Martin as motherly old dears she would have received at any time both courtesy and kindness; but they would not have taken especial notice of Martin Collingwood or have troubled themselves to introduce him without some sort of urgent appeal from the boston family.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee
There is not such another, nay, not in the whole of boston.
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma

Famous quotes with Boston

  • Ma citation préférée qui décrit boston, ma ville natale, est vraiment bien par grand écrivain Mark Twain, qui a dit "à boston ils demandent, combien savent-t-il? à New York, combien vaut-il? à Philadelphie, qui étaient son parents? "ce est tellement vrai. qui plus est, boston est l'endroit où tout le monde connaît votre nom. acclamations à boston, la plus belle ville en Amérique!
    Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

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