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Noun: Massachusetts  ,ma-su'choo-sits
  1. The Algonquian language of the Massachuset
    - Massachuset
  2. One of the British colonies that formed the United States
    - Massachusetts Bay Colony
  3. A member of the Algonquian people who formerly lived around Massachusetts Bay
    - Massachuset
  4. A state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
    - Bay State, Old Colony, MA, Mass.

Type of: Algonquian, Algonquian language, Algonquin, American state, Colony

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

Encyclopedia: Massachusetts, history