Bay State


Bay State
noun
a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
Syn: ↑Massachusetts, ↑Old Colony, ↑MA
Members of this Region: ↑Lexington, ↑Concord, ↑Lexington and Concord
Instance Hypernyms: ↑American state
Part Holonyms:
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Massachusetts (used as a nickname).
[1780-90, Amer.]

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Bay State,
a nickname for the State of Massachusetts.

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a nickname for the state of Massachusetts

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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