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Bostonian

[baw-stoh-nee-uh n, bo-stoh-] /bɔˈstoʊ ni ən, bɒˈstoʊ-/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or typical of Boston, Mass., or its residents:
a Bostonian childhood; Bostonian reserve.
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Boston, Mass.
Origin of Bostonian
1675-1685
First recorded in 1675-85; Boston + -ian

Bostonians, The

noun
1.
a novel (1886) by Henry James.
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