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Beacon Hill

Fashionable section of Boston. Location of the capitol building of Massachusetts.

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Historical Examples

  • The view obtained from Everton Beacon-hill was a view indeed.

    Recollections of Old Liverpool

    A Nonagenarian

  • This gentleman inhabits a large and handsome house on Beacon-hill, and has two amiable daughters.

    Travels Through North America, v. 1-2

    Berhard Saxe-Weimar Eisenach