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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


SynonymsMassachuset


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


SynonymsMassachuset


Broader (hypernym)Algonquian, Algonquian language, Algonquin









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