Boston tea party

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Definition

the Boston Tea Party: an event in American history (in which officials in Boston refused to send a cargo of tea back to Britain, and threw it into the sea)
idiom
The Boston Tea Party was a political rebellion against the British Parliament and took place in 1773.

a tea party: an event at which one drinks tea
noun

Examples

  • "Boston was also the site of several major events during the American revolution including the Boston Massacre, the battle of Bunker Hill as well as the Boston Tea Party."

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