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Back Bay

  1. a prosperous residential and commercial area of Boston, Massachusetts.
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Historical Examples of back bay

  • So we purchased that afternoon, through Mr. H——, ten thousand dollars' worth of Back-bay land.

    Left on Labrador

    Charles Asbury Stephens

  • On the north is the Charles river, which widens here into a broad, originally much broader, inner harbour or back-bay.

British Dictionary definitions for back bay

back bay

  1. Canadian a small bay or inlet of a lake
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