Massachusetts vs Salem - What's the difference?

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massachusetts

English

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • A (USstate) Capital: Boston.
  • Derived terms

    * MA * Massachusettsan * Massachusettsian * Massachusite

    See also

    * * Bay Stater

    References

    * William Bright, Native American Placenames of the United States (2004)

    salem

    English

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • The place of which Melchizedek¬†was king, mostly identified with Jerusalem.
  • Cities and other locations named for the Biblical place.
  • # The capital city of the U.S. state of Oregon.
  • # A port city in northeast Massachusetts; site of infamous witch-hunts, trials and executions in 1692.
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