Pronunciation: (mas"u-chOO'sits), [key]
1. a state in the NE United States, on the Atlantic coast. 5,737,037; 8257 sq. mi. (21,385 sq. km). Cap.: Boston. Abbr.: MA (for use with zip code), Mass.
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