- nouna state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies• Instance Hypernyms: ↑American state• Part Holonyms:↑United States, ↑United States of America, ↑America, ↑the States, ↑US, ↑U.S., ↑USA, ↑U.S.A., ↑New England• Part Meronyms:↑Boston, ↑Hub of the Universe, ↑Bean Town, ↑Beantown, ↑capital of Massachusetts, ↑Cambridge, ↑Concord, ↑Gloucester, ↑Lexington, ↑Medford, ↑Pittsfield, ↑Springfield, ↑Worcester, ↑Cape Ann, ↑Cape Cod, ↑Cape Cod Canal, ↑Plymouth, ↑Salem, ↑Williamstown, ↑Berkshires, ↑Berkshire Hills, ↑Charles, ↑Charles River, ↑Housatonic, ↑Housatonic River, ↑Merrimack, ↑Merrimack River, ↑Taconic Mountains
* * *Massachusetts (used as a nickname).[1780-90, Amer.]
* * *Bay State,a nickname for the State of Massachusetts.
* * *a nickname for the state of Massachusetts
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