Beantown

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Beantown

A nickname for the city of Boston, Massachusetts (which is known for its baked beans). I'm going up to Beantown this weekend for the Red Sox game.

Bean Town

n. Boston, Massachusetts. (From Boston baked beans.) I plan to hit Bean Town about noon.
See also: bean, town
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Journalist Neil Swidey's detail-rich account of this unlikely disaster is a stirring tribute to the men, how they lived, and how they died-all so the people of Bean-town could use the can without a second thought.--Alex Park
Such incentives as parking and rent reductions might be boosting the Bean-town market, notes Matthew Petty, General Manager of Exit Realty Associates in Boston.
The Walk On singer dropped into the Bean-town Pub last week where one happy local said: "He couldn't have been nicer.
In what may go down as the stupidest PR stunt of the century so far, a promo to hype Cartoon Net's "Aqua Teen Hunger Force" backfired in Boston, bringing out Bean-town bomb squads and irate politicos.