a prosperous residential and commercial area of Boston, Massachusetts.
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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
Canadian a small bay or inlet of a lake
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