a city in eastern Massachusetts, the capital of the state, on Massachusetts Bay; population 609,023 (est. 2008). It was founded circa 1630 by the Massachusetts Bay Company under its governor, John Winthrop ( 1588–1649 ) . Boston was the scene of many disturbances that led to the American Revolution at the end of the 18th century.
a card game resembling solo whist.
A bid of seven (uptown, downtown or no trumps) is also known as a Boston .
a variation of the waltz or of the two-step.