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Massachusetts is a state in New England in the United States. The largest city is Boston.

Massachusetts was the second colony, founded in 1620 when the pilgrims from England landed at Plymouth Rock, seeking religious freedom. It quickly developed an economy based on fishing, whaling, and international commerce.