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  1. Newton

    • a city in eastern Massachusetts, on the Charles River, west of Boston; population 82,139 (est. 2008).
    • an industrial and residential city in eastern Massachusetts, northwest of Boston; population 75,662 (est. 2008).
    • an industrial city in northeastern Massachusetts, northwest of Boston; population 36,871 (est. 2008).
    • a historic industrial and academic city in eastern Massachusetts, on the Charles River, west of Boston; population 60,236 (est. 2008).
    • a city in eastern Massachusetts, north of Boston; population 55,597 (est. 2008).
    • the state capital of Oregon, situated on the Willamette River south-west of Portland; population 153,435 (est. 2008).

      a city and port in north-eastern Massachusetts, on the Atlantic coast north of Boston; population 41,256 (est. 2008). First settled in 1626, it was the scene in 1692 of a notorious series of witchcraft trials.

    • adjective

      relating to or characteristic of the city of Boston, the capital of the US state of Massachusetts, or its inhabitants:
    • noun

      a native or inhabitant of the city of Boston, capital of the US state of Massachusetts:
    • a city in eastern England, the county town of Cambridgeshire; population 116,900 (est. 2009). Cambridge University is located there.

      a city in eastern Massachusetts, forming part of the conurbation of Boston; population 105,596 (est. 2008). Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are located there.

    • a city in central Kentucky; population (with Fayette) 282,114 (est. 2008). It is a noted horse-breeding centre.

      a residential town north-west of Boston, Massachusetts; population 30,272 (est. 2008). It was the scene in 1775 of the first battle fought in the War of American Independence.

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