black-stone river

Blackstone

[blak-stohn; for 1 also blak-stuhn]
noun
1.
Sir William, 1723–80, English jurist and writer on law.
2.
a river in S Massachusetts, flowing SE across NE Rhode Island to Pawtucket. About 40 miles (64 km) long.
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Blackstone (ˈblækˌstəʊn, -stən)
 
n
Sir William. 1723--80, English jurist noted particularly for his Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765--69), which had a profound influence on jurisprudence in the US

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