Definition for massachusetts (2 of 2)
noun, plural Mas·sa·chu·setts, (especially collectively) Mas·sa·chu·sett for 1.
Origin of Massachusett
Examples from the Web for massachusetts
Wahlberg filed his petition for a pardon to the governor of Massachusetts on November 26.LAPD Foundation: Mark Wahlberg Would Make a Good Reserve Cop|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then I worked my way through college at a mental hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts.James Patterson Goes Full ‘Fahrenheit 451’ With Burning Book Video|William O’Connor|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The city, Lawrence, Massachusetts, is located about 30 miles north of Boston and is home to 76,000 people.
Democrats, as Romney should have remembered from his campaigns in Massachusetts, have no such compunctions.
Historically, the Puritans banned Christmas from the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1659.Kirk Cameron Saves Christmas from Abominable Killjoys (Other Christians)|Brandy Zadrozny|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That is the way the people of Massachusetts would assemble if they thought there was real danger.Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 3 (of 3)|Theodore Parker
The new revolutionary state soon became embroiled in disputes with New Hampshire and Massachusetts.The Colonization of North America|Herbert Eugene Bolton
In 1695 appointed governor of New York, and afterwards of Massachusetts.
Some men have just asked Massachusetts for $20,000 for the volunteers!Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 1 (of 3)|Theodore Parker
Several visiting and resident clergymen testified that they had not seen a drunken man in the Massachusetts Colony in many years.Customs and Fashions in Old New England|Alice Morse Earle
British Dictionary definitions for massachusetts
Word Origin and History for massachusetts
plural, originally (1614) a name for the Algonquian native people who lived around the bay, from Algonquian Massachusett "at the large hill," in reference to Great Blue Hill, southwest of Boston.
Culture definitions for massachusetts
State in the northeastern United States; one of the New England states. Bordered by Vermont and New Hampshire to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Rhode Island and Connecticut to the south, and New York to the west. Its capital and largest city is Boston.