Boston (disambiguation) facts for kids

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Boston is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Massachusetts.

Boston may also refer to:

Places

United Kingdom

  • Boston, Lincolnshire, a town on the east coast of England
    • Boston (borough), a local government district of Lincolnshire, England
  • Boston Lodge, the works of the Ffestiniog Railway in Wales
  • Boston Manor, London, England
  • Boston Manor tube station, a station on the Piccadilly line, formerly the District line
  • Boston Spa, West Yorkshire, England

United States

Canada

  • Boston Bar, British Columbia, a community and gold-bearing bar of the same name in the Fraser Canyon
  • Boston Mills, Ontario
  • Boston, Ontario, in Norfolk County
  • Boston Township, Ontario

Other places

  • Boston, County Clare, Ireland
  • Boston, County Laois, a townland in County Laois, Ireland
  • Boston, Suriname
  • Boston, Davao Oriental, Philippines
  • Boston, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Ebon Atoll, Marshall Islands, also known as Boston
  • Boston, Nooken, a village in Nooken District, Jalal-Abad Region, Kyrgyzstan
  • Boston, Suzak, a village in Suzak District, Jalal-Abad Region, Kyrgyzstan
  • Boston, Osh, a village in Uzgen District, Osh Region, Kyrgyzstan
  • Bo‘ston, Jizzakh Region, a town in Jizzakh Region, Uzbekistan
  • Boston, Belize, a village in the Belize District
  • Boston, South Australia, a locality on Eyre Peninsula
  • Boston, a neighborhood in Medellin, Colombia

People

  • Boston (surname)
  • Boston Brahmin
  • Boston Charley, a warrior in the Modoc War of 1872
  • Boston Corbett (Thomas "Boston" Corbett 1832–presumed dead 1894), the Union soldier who shot Abraham Lincoln's assassin John Wilkes Booth
  • Bill Rodgers (athlete), nickname "Boston Billy", four-time winner of the Boston Marathon

Animals

  • Boston (horse), an American racehorse
  • Boston terrier, a breed of domestic dog

Art, entertainment, and media

Fictitious entities

  • Boston Blackie, a fictional character in literature, films, radio and television
  • "Boston Brand", real name of the comics character Deadman

Music

Groups

Works

  • Boston (album), Boston's debut album
  • "Boston" (song), a song by Augustana

Periodicals

Other art, entertainment, and media

  • Boston (dance), a number of waltz-type dances
  • Boston (novel), a 1928 work by Upton Sinclair
  • "Boston", an unaired episode of the Adult Swim animated television series, Aqua Teen Hunger Force

Toys

  • "Boston the Bear", a geographic Beanie Baby honoring the city of Boston

Events

Food

  • Boston baked beans, a beans dish
  • Boston brown bread, a bread
  • Boston butt, pork butt
  • Boston cream doughnut, a dessert
  • Boston cream pie, a dessert
  • Original Boston Baked Beans, a candy

Ships and airplanes

  • A-20 Boston, a WWII-era light bomber and night fighter made by the Douglas Aircraft Company
  • Boston (ship), a vessel in the marine fur trade off British Columbia, captured and destroyed in 1803; see List of historical ships in British Columbia
  • SS City of Boston, an ocean liner which disappeared without a trace in 1870
  • USS Boston, several U.S. Navy ships

Other uses

  • Boston (Hasidic dynasty), an Hasidic dynasty founded in Boston in the early 20th century
  • Boston, the Microsoft pre-release codename for Microsoft Visual Studio 97
  • Boston accent
  • Boston Camera, a type of camera
  • Boston Post Road, a system of mail-delivery routes established in colonial times

See also

  • Bostonian (disambiguation)
  • List of colleges and universities in metropolitan Boston
  • New Boston (disambiguation)
  • All pages beginning with Boston



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