Pronunciation: (bô'stun, bos'tun), [key]
1. a seaport in and the capital of Massachusetts, in the E part. 562,994.
2. (l.c.) a variety of whist, popular in the early 19th century, played by four persons with two packs of cards.
3. (usually l.c.) a social dance that is a modification of the waltz.
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