Boston

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Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States, and the 21st most populous city in the United States.wikipedia
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Greater Boston

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The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area known as Greater Boston, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) home to a census-estimated 4.8 million people in 2016 and ranking as the tenth-largest such area in the country.
Greater Boston is the metropolitan region of New England encompassing the municipality of Boston, the capital of the U.S. state of Massachusetts and the most populous city in New England, as well as its surrounding areas.

Massachusetts

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Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States, and the 21st most populous city in the United States.
The capital of Massachusetts is Boston, which is also the most populous city in New England.

New England

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The city proper covers 48 mi2 with an estimated population of 694,583 in 2018, making it also the most populous city in New England.
Boston is New England's largest city, as well as the capital of Massachusetts.

Boston Massacre

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It was the scene of several key events of the American Revolution, such as the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, the Battle of Bunker Hill, and the Siege of Boston.
The Boston Massacre, known to the British as the Incident on King Street, was a confrontation on March 5, 1770 in which British soldiers shot and killed several people while being harassed by a mob in Boston.

Boston, Lincolnshire

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Boston is one of the oldest municipalities in the United States, founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from the English town of the same name.
Emigrants from Boston named several other settlements around the world after the town, most notably Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States.

List of colleges and universities in metropolitan Boston

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The Boston area's many colleges and universities make it an international center of higher education, including law, medicine, engineering, and business, and the city is considered to be a world leader in innovation and entrepreneurship, with nearly 2,000 startups.
Some are located within Boston proper while some are located in neighboring cities and towns, but all are within the 128/95/1 loop.

Suffolk County, Massachusetts

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Boston is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999.
The traditional county seat is Boston, the state capital and the largest city in Massachusetts.

Battle of Bunker Hill

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It was the scene of several key events of the American Revolution, such as the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, the Battle of Bunker Hill, and the Siege of Boston.
On June 13, 1775, the leaders of the colonial forces besieging Boston learned that the British were planning to send troops out from the city to fortify the unoccupied hills surrounding the city, which would give them control of Boston Harbor.

Faneuil Hall

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Its rich history attracts many tourists, with Faneuil Hall alone drawing more than 20 million visitors per year.
Faneuil Hall ( or ; previously ) is a marketplace and meeting hall located near the waterfront and today's Government Center, in Boston, Massachusetts.

Boston Tea Party

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It was the scene of several key events of the American Revolution, such as the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, the Battle of Bunker Hill, and the Siege of Boston. The act prompted the Boston Tea Party, where a group of rebels threw an entire shipment of tea sent by the British East India Company into Boston Harbor.
The Boston Tea Party was a political and mercantile protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston, Massachusetts, on December 16, 1773.

Boston Common

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Boston's many firsts include the United States' first public park (Boston Common, 1634), first public or state school (Boston Latin School, 1635) and first subway system (Tremont Street Subway, 1897).
Boston Common (also known as the Common) is a central public park in downtown Boston, Massachusetts.

Boston Latin School

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Boston's many firsts include the United States' first public park (Boston Common, 1634), first public or state school (Boston Latin School, 1635) and first subway system (Tremont Street Subway, 1897).
The Boston Latin School is a public exam school in Boston, Massachusetts.

Siege of Boston

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It was the scene of several key events of the American Revolution, such as the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, the Battle of Bunker Hill, and the Siege of Boston.
New England militiamen prevented the movement by land of the British Army, which was garrisoned in what was then the peninsular city of Boston, Massachusetts Bay.

Shawmut Peninsula

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Boston is one of the oldest municipalities in the United States, founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from the English town of the same name. Their settlement was initially limited to the Shawmut Peninsula, at that time surrounded by the Massachusetts Bay and Charles River and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus.
Shawmut Peninsula is the promontory of land on which Boston, Massachusetts was built.

Charlestown, Boston

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The renaming on September 7, 1630, (Old Style) was by Puritan colonists from England who had moved over from Charlestown earlier that year in quest for fresh water. Italians became the largest inhabitants of the North End, Irish dominated South Boston and Charlestown, and Russian Jews lived in the West End.
Charlestown is the oldest neighborhood within the city of Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

Boston Neck

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The city has expanded beyond the original peninsula through land reclamation and municipal annexation.
The Boston Neck or Roxbury Neck was an isthmus, a narrow strip of land connecting the then-peninsular city of Boston to the mainland city of Roxbury (now a neighborhood of Boston).

List of United States cities by population

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Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States, and the 21st most populous city in the United States.

Massachusetts Bay Colony

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In 1629, the Massachusetts Bay Colony's first governor John Winthrop led the signing of the Cambridge Agreement, a key founding document of the city.
The lands of the settlement were located in southern New England, with initial settlements situated on two natural harbors and surrounding land about 15.4 mi apart—the areas around Salem and Boston.

Charles River

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Their settlement was initially limited to the Shawmut Peninsula, at that time surrounded by the Massachusetts Bay and Charles River and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus.
From its source in Hopkinton the river's mouth is northeast of its headwaters, though it follows a highly meandering route, doubling back on itself several times and traveling through 23 cities and towns before reaching the Atlantic Ocean at Boston.

List of municipalities in Massachusetts

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Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States, and the 21st most populous city in the United States.

Boston Brahmin

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During this period, Boston flourished culturally, as well, admired for its rarefied literary life and generous artistic patronage, with members of old Boston families—eventually dubbed Boston Brahmins—coming to be regarded as the nation's social and cultural elites.
The Boston Brahmins or Boston elite are members of Boston's traditional upper class.

Boston Harbor

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The act prompted the Boston Tea Party, where a group of rebels threw an entire shipment of tea sent by the British East India Company into Boston Harbor.
Boston Harbor is a natural harbor and estuary of Massachusetts Bay, and is located adjacent to the city of Boston, Massachusetts.

History of Irish Americans in Boston

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Irish immigrants dominated the first wave of newcomers during this period, especially following the Irish Potato Famine; by 1850, about 35,000 Irish lived in Boston.
People of Irish descent form the largest single ethnic group in Boston, Massachusetts.

North End, Boston

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Italians became the largest inhabitants of the North End, Irish dominated South Boston and Charlestown, and Russian Jews lived in the West End.
The North End is a neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

Philadelphia

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Boston was the largest town in British America until Philadelphia grew larger in the mid-18th century.
By the 1750s, Philadelphia had surpassed Boston to become the largest city and busiest port in British America, and second in the British Empire after London.