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BOSTON TEA PARTY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Boston Tea Party mean? 

BOSTON TEA PARTY (noun)
  The noun BOSTON TEA PARTY has 1 sense:

1. demonstration (1773) by citizens of Boston who (disguised as Indians) raided three British ships in Boston harbor and dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the harbor; organized as a protest against taxes on tea

  Familiarity information: BOSTON TEA PARTY used as a noun is very rare.


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BOSTON TEA PARTY (noun)


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Meaning:

Demonstration (1773) by citizens of Boston who (disguised as Indians) raided three British ships in Boston harbor and dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the harbor; organized as a protest against taxes on tea

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Nouns denoting acts or actions

Instance hypernyms:

demonstration; manifestation (a public display of group feelings (usually of a political nature))

Domain category:

history (the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings)

Domain region:

America; the States; U.S.; U.S.A.; United States; United States of America; US; USA (North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776)


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