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Subject: Re: Boston
Author: Cleveland Kent Evans   (Authenticated as clevelandkentevans)
Date: February 14, 2007 at 1:03:16 PM
Reply to: Boston by Carby7
The city in Massachusetts is named after a place in Lincolnshire, England, and according to A Dictionary of English Place-Names by A. D. Mills, the place name originally meant "stone of a man called Botwulf." The stone referred to could either have marked a boundary, or a meeting place.

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