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Hub of the Universe   /həb əv ðə jˈunəvˌərs/   Listen
Hub of the Universe

noun
1.
State capital and largest city of Massachusetts; a major center for banking and financial services.  Synonyms: Bean Town, Beantown, Boston, capital of Massachusetts.






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"Hub of the Universe" Quotes from Famous Books



... confessed that she had first put in too much and then had gone to the other extreme, and that it had not been until after she had had a consultation with her mother that she had decided on just the number and kind of garments that she would need for a two-day trip to the Hub of the Universe. ...
— Ethel Morton at Rose House • Mabell S. C. Smith

... The Valley of Cuzco was the source of the Peruvian civilization, center and origin of the empire. Hence the name, Cuzco "navel," just as the ancient Greeks called Athens umbilicus terrae, and our New England cousins fondly refer to Boston, Mass., as "the hub of the universe"! ...
— The Story of Extinct Civilizations of the West • Robert E. Anderson



Words linked to "Hub of the Universe" :   battle of Bunker Hill, Massachusetts, Charlestown Navy Yard, ma, Bay State, Bunker Hill, Beacon Hill, Charlestown, Bean Town, Boston Harbor, state capital, Old Colony



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