of, relating to, or typical of Boston, Mass., or its residents: a Bostonian childhood; Bostonian reserve.
a native or inhabitant of Boston, Mass.
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How to use Bostonian in a sentence
Although she was not present at Douglass’s maiden appearance on Nantucket, Maria Weston Chapman, the beautiful, wealthy Bostonian from a prominent abolitionist family, would manage much of Douglass’s new career.The Speech That Launched Frederick Douglass’s Life as an Abolitionist | Linda Hirshman | February 16, 2022 | Time
Franklin kept his counsel, and a duel took place between Whately's brother and a Bostonian who was suspected of stealing them.The Political History of England - Vol. X. | William Hunt
General Gage, perceiving him through his telescope, asked a Bostonian who he was, and whether he would fight.The Story of the Thirteen Colonies | H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
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Even the unaccustomed heat would seem comfortable to a Bostonian of to-day.The Siege of Boston | Allen French
Knox, the sole Bostonian on Washington's staff, commanded the artillery throughout the war.The Siege of Boston | Allen French