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A former city of eastern Massachusetts, the oldest part of present-day Boston. It was settled c. 1629. The Battle of Bunker Hill was fought here at Breed's Hill on June 17, 1775.



a former city in E Massachusetts: since 1874 a part of Boston; site of Battle of Bunker Hill, 1775.
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Noun1.Charlestown - a former town and present-day neighborhood of Boston; settled in 1629
Bean Town, Beantown, Boston, capital of Massachusetts, Hub of the Universe - state capital and largest city of Massachusetts; a major center for banking and financial services
Breed's Hill - a hill in Charlestown that was the site of the battle of Bunker Hill in 1775
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Many of them went to form a settlement at Charlestown.
Very slowly these lectures, and the tireless activity of Hubbard, pushed back the ridicule and the incredulity; and in the merry month of May, 1877, a man named Emery drifted into Hubbard's office from the near-by city of Charlestown, and leased two telephones for twenty actual dollars--the first money ever paid for a telephone.
Fleets and armies, the blood of Lexington, and the fires of Charlestown and Falmouth, had been the answer to petition, remonstrance, and address.
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He has been Whelen's president since 1976, and oversaw the opening of the Charlestown facility in 1984.
The picturesque setting in Charlestown, Cornwall - which also featured in Doctor Who - had been on the market for three years.
two brothers, Kevin Walsh and his wife, Sheila, of Charlestown and Brian Walsh and his wife, Hannah, of Dallas, Texas; her parents-in-law, Walter and Maria O'Connor of Clinton; 10 nieces and nephews, as well as many relatives and friends.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 8, 2014-Verizon announces enhancement of 4G LTE coverage in Charlestown, Rhode Island
The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has taken steps to restore the Charlestown Waterfront to what it described as its former glory with an overhaul that will keep the island's main sea port inviting and one of the most beautiful in the Caribbean, reports NIA (Feb.
com)-- Nora Moran, manager of Hammond Residential Real Estate's Charlestown office located at 105 Main Street above the historic Warren Tavern, recently provided an overview of Charlestown's luxury single-family sales to date.
IT'S not often that the home of your dreams comes on the market but there it was in the papers - Charlestown Harbour.
The quaint Charlestown Harbour in Cornwall comes complete with two tall ships, a couple of beaches, an ice-cream parlour - and a "smuggling tunnel".

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