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 (boi′sē, -zē)
The capital and largest city of Idaho, in the southwest part of the state on the Boise River, a tributary of the Snake River about 150 km (100 mi) long. The city was founded in 1863 after gold was discovered in the river valley.


(ˈbɔɪzɪ; -sɪ) or

Boise City

(Placename) a city in SW Idaho: the state capital. Pop: 190 117 (2003 est)


(ˈbɔɪ zi or, esp. locally, -si)

the capital of Idaho, in the SW part. 152,737.
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Noun1.Boise - the capital and largest city of Idaho
Gem State, ID, Idaho - a state in the Rocky Mountains
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