Back bay



a prosperous residential and commercial area of Boston, Massachusetts.
Contemporary Examples

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The Real Monuments Men: The Coronation Chamber of Hitler Robert Edsel February 5, 2014

Historical Examples

There were people skating on Back Bay, and chairs on runners with ladies well wrapped up in furs, and sleds of every description.
A Little Girl in Old Boston Amanda Millie Douglas

They’re the real crusty stuff, after all, them Back Bay plutes.
Shorty McCabe on the Job Sewell Ford

He thought of the boxing-lessons that he used to take on the Back Bay, years ago.
A Singular Life Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

You must take advantage of your position—you must wake up the Back Bay!
The Bostonians, Vol. I (of II) Henry James

I guess that it will dismay plenty of Back Bay families who have babies.
‘Smiles’ Eliot H. Robinson

Following his walk from the Back Bay it was little wonder that he was hungry.
Sheila of Big Wreck Cove James A. Cooper

And she is from the coldest stratum of Back Bay societypos-i-tive-ly.
The Corner House Girls on Palm Island Grace Brooks Hill

The Neck could not be forced, and to cross in boats over the Back Bay was a hazardous undertaking.
The Siege of Boston Allen French

But look over there, where the sunset clouds are reflected in the Back Bay.
The Atlantic Monthly , Volume 2, No. 14, December 1858 Various

noun
(Canadian) a small bay or inlet of a lake

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