Main definitions of Boston in English

: Boston1Boston2

Boston1

proper noun

  • The state capital of Massachusetts; population 609,023 (est. 2008). It was founded c.1630 and named after Boston in Lincolnshire.

Pronunciation:

Boston

/ˈbɒstən/

Main definitions of Boston in English

: Boston1Boston2

Boston2

noun

  • 1A card game resembling solo whist.

    • ‘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.

Pronunciation:

Boston

/ˈbɒstən/