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Definition of Borough

Borough
Borough Bor"ough, n. [See Borrow.] (O. Eng. Law) (a) An association of men who gave pledges or sureties to the king for the good behavior of each other. (b) The pledge or surety thus given. --Blackstone. Tomlins.

Meaning of Borough from wikipedia

- A borough is an administrative division in various English-speaking countries. In principle, the term borough designates a self-governing walled town...
- Brooklyn is a borough of New York City. Located on the westernmost end of Long Island, it is coextensive with Kings County in the U.S. state of New York...
- A metropolitan borough (or metropolitan district) is a type of local government district in England. Created in 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972...
- The Boroughs of New York City are the five major governmental districts that compose New York City. The boroughs are the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens...
- The Boro or The Borough may refer to: The Borough, an area of London also known as Southwark The Borough (George Crabbe poem) The Boro, a nickname for...
- southernmost borough of New York City, coextensive with Richmond County and situated at the southern most point of New York. The borough is separated...
- In the United States Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a borough (sometimes spelled boro) is a self-governing muni****l entity, equivalent to a town in most...
- City boroughs by area. It is bordered by the borough of Brooklyn and by N****au County to its east, and shares maritime borders with the boroughs of Manhattan...
- Quebec, Canada is divided into 19 boroughs (in French, arrondis****ts), each with a mayor and council. The borough council is responsible for: Fire prevention...
- A rotten or pocket borough, also known as a nomination borough or proprietorial borough, was a parliamentary borough or constituency in England, Great...