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Revere

Revere, city (1990 pop. 42,786), Suffolk co., E Mass., a residential suburb of Boston, on Massachusetts Bay; settled c.1630, set off from Chelsea and named for Paul Revere 1871, inc. as a city 1914. It has a growing retired community and much of Revere Beach, a popular resort area, has been built up with apartment and housing complexes.

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