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Massachusetts

Mas·sa·chu·setts

Massachusetts

 
pronunciation:
mae s chu sihts
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part of speech: noun
definition: a northeastern U.S. state on the Atlantic coast north of Connecticut. (abbr.: MA)
Word History
Massachusetts means "at the Great Hill" in an Algonquin language. English settlers named the Massachusetts Bay Colony after the Massachusetts Algonquins who were living there.