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ID: 7007517
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7007517

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Massachusetts (state)  Massachusetts (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 071 50 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -71.8333  decimal degrees

Note: Settled by Amerindians by 2nd mill. BCE; Norsemen may have landed here in 1003; Europeans fished here in 16th cen.; Plymouth Colony established by English in 1620; played key role in Revolution; was intellectual center of nation until mid-19th cen.

Names:
Massachusetts (preferred,C,V,English-P)  ............ derived from Algonkian word meaning "large-hill-place," originally designating a village in the area
Massachusetts (French)
MA (C,V,USPS)
מסצ'וסטס (C,U,Hebrew )
Bay State (C,U,English)
Commonwealth of Massachusetts (C,U,English)
Makakukeka (C,U,Hawaiian)
Masachosèt (C,U,Haitian (Haitian Creole))
Másáchusẹts (C,U,Igbo)
Masaĉuseco (C,U,Esperanto)
Masačūsetsa (C,U,Latvian)
Masačusetsas (C,U,Lithuanian)
Masačusetsos (C,U,Samogitian)
Mà-sat-chû-set (C,U,Chinese, Hakka)
Masatsusets (C,U,Tagalog)
Massachuséts Shitati (C,U,Uyghur)
Massachusetta (C,U,Latin)
Massachusetts suyu (C,U,Quechuan)
Massachusetts suyu (Ayamará)
Massaçusets (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Méésíchóoshish Hahoodzo (C,U,Navajo)
Массачусетс (C,U,Ossetian/Ossetic)
Массачусетс (Ukrainian)
Массачусетс (Chechen)
Массачусетс (Russia Buriat)
Массачусетс (Bashkir)
Массачусетс (Kazakh)
Массачусетс (Western Mari)
Массачусетс (Chuvash)
Массачусетс (Tatar)
Массачусетс (Russian)
म्यासेच्युसेट्स (C,U,Pali)
Մասսաչուսեթս (C,U,Armenian)
ماساتشوستس (C,U,Arabic)
ماساتشوستس (Arabic, Egyptian)
Масачуусиц (C,U,Kalmyk)
Масачусетс (C,U,Serbian)
Масачусетс (Macedonian)
รัฐแมสซาชูเซตส์ (C,U,Thai)
ਮੈਸਾਚੂਸਟਸ (C,U,Panjabi, Eastern)
மாசச்சூசெட்ஸ் (C,U,Tamil)
მასაჩუსეტსი (C,U,Georgian)
მასაჩუსეტსი (Mingrelian)
म्यासेचुसेट्स (C,U,Nepali)
马萨诸塞 (C,U,Chinese, Wu)
မက်ဆာချူးဆက်ပြည်နယ် (C,U,Burmese)
ম্যাসাচুসেট্‌স (C,U,Bishnupriya Manipuri)
ম্যাসাচুসেট্‌স (Bengali)
Садружнасць Масачусетс (C,U,Belorussian)
म्यासेच्युसेत्स (C,U,Newari)
ማሣቹሰትስ (C,U,Amharic)
मासेचुसेट्स (C,U,Hindi)
मॅसेच्युसेट्स (C,U,Marathi)
מאסאטשוסעטס (C,U,Yiddish)
麻省 (C,U,Chinese, Yue)
매사추세츠 주 (C,U,Korean)
Масачузетс (C,U,Bulgarian)
ᒫᓵᓲᓰᑦᔅ (C,U,Inuktitut)
Массачусеттс (C,U,Yakut)
Массачусеттс (Mongolian)
मासचुसेट्‍स (C,U,Sanskrit)
ܡܐܣܐܬܫܘܣܬܣ (C,U,Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE))
マサチューセッツ州 (C,U,Japanese)
ماساچوست (C,U,Mazanderani)
ماساچوست (Persian-Farsi)
میساچوسٹس (C,U,Urdu)
Μασαχουσέτη (C,U,Greek)
מסצוסטס (C,U,Hebrew )
മസാച്യുസെറ്റ്സ് (C,U,Malayalam)
ماساچوسئت (C,U,Northern Luri)
ماساچوست ایالتی (C,U,Azerbaijani, South)
میساچیوسٹس (C,U,Panjabi, Western)
麻薩諸塞州 (C,U,Chinese)
ماساچووسیتس (C,U,Central Kurdish)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Massachusetts (state)  ............  Massachusetts (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, B)  ............  since February 6, 1788
first level subdivision (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Boston .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, United States, Massachusetts, Suffolk county) [7013445]

Sources and Contributors:
מסצ'וסטס..........  [IMJ]
.................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
Массачусетс..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
म्यासेच्युसेट्स..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Մասսաչուսեթս..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
ماساتشوستس..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Масачуусиц..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Масачусетс..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
รัฐแมสซาชูเซตส์..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
ਮੈਸਾਚੂਸਟਸ..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
மாசச்சூசெட்ஸ்..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
მასაჩუსეტსი..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
म्यासेचुसेट्स..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
马萨诸塞..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
မက်ဆာချူးဆက်ပြည်နယ်..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
ম্যাসাচুসেট্‌স..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Садружнасць Масачусетс..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
म्यासेच्युसेत्स..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
ማሣቹሰትስ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
मासेचुसेट्स..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
मॅसेच्युसेट्स..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
מאסאטשוסעטס..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
麻省..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
매사추세츠 주..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Масачузетс..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
ᒫᓵᓲᓰᑦᔅ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Массачусеттс..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
मासचुसेट्‍स..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
ܡܐܣܐܬܫܘܣܬܣ..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
マサチューセッツ州..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
ماساچوست..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
میساچوسٹس..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Μασαχουσέτη..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
מסצוסטס..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
മസാച്യുസെറ്റ്സ്..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
ماساچوسئت..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
ماساچوست ایالتی..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
میساچیوسٹس..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
麻薩諸塞州..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
ماساچووسیتس..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Bay State..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Commonwealth of Massachusetts..........  [VP]
..................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
MA..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1256
Makakukeka..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Masachosèt..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Másáchusẹts..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Masaĉuseco..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Masačūsetsa..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Masačusetsas..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Masačusetsos..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Mà-sat-chû-set..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Masatsusets..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Massachuséts Shitati..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Massachusetta..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Massachusetts..........  [BHA, FDA, IMJ Preferred, VP Preferred]
..........................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:575-576
..........................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 29:278 ff.
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
..........................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..........................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
..........................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000321
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Massachusetts suyu..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Massaçusets..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Méésíchóoshish Hahoodzo..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, IMJ, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 575-576; 2:575-576
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 278 ff.; 29:278 ff.
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 6254926
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000321
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1256
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massachusetts
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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