Meaning of Blackstone

Black•stone

Pronunciation: (blak'stōn" for 1 also blak'st&schwan), [key]
— n.
  1. 1723–80, English jurist and writer on law.
  2. a river in S Massachusetts, flowing SE across NE Rhode Island to Pawtucket. ab. 40 mi. (64 km) long.
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