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English noun: Massachusetts

1. Massachusetts (location) a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies

SynonymsBay State, MA, Old Colony

Instance hypernymAmerican state

Part holonymBean Town, Beantown, Berkshire Hills, Berkshires, Boston, Cambridge, Cape Ann, Cape Cod, Cape Cod Canal, capital of Massachusetts, Charles, Charles River, Concord, Gloucester, Housatonic, Housatonic River, Hub of the Universe, Lexington, Medford, Merrimack, Merrimack River, Pittsfield, Plymouth, Salem, Springfield, Taconic Mountains, Williamstown, Worcester

Part meronymAmerica, New England, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Domain region membersConcord, Lexington, Lexington and Concord

2. Massachusetts (person) a member of the Algonquian people who formerly lived around Massachusetts Bay


Broader (hypernym)Algonquian, Algonquin

3. Massachusetts (location) one of the British colonies that formed the United States

SynonymsMassachusetts Bay Colony

Instance hypernymColony

4. Massachusetts (communication) the Algonquian language of the Massachuset


Broader (hypernym)Algonquian, Algonquian language, Algonquin

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