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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...
- divisions called boroughs: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island. All five boroughs are part of New York City, and each borough is coterminous...
- London boroughs are the 32 local authority districts that make up Greater London; each is governed by a London borough council. The London boroughs were...
- 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...
- 67″N 0°5′27.92″W / 51.5049083°N 0.0910889°W / 51.5049083; -0.0910889 Borough Market is a wholesale and retail food market in Southwark, London, England...
- the easternmost of the five boroughs of New York City. It is the largest borough geographically and is adjacent to the borough of Brooklyn at the southwestern...
- A rotten or pocket borough, also known as a nomination borough or proprietorial borough, was a parliamentary borough or constituency in England, Great...
- city of Montreal is divided into 19 boroughs (in French, arrondis****ts), each with a mayor and council. The borough council is responsible for: Fire prevention...
- one of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York. Located in the southwest portion of the city, the borough is separated from...
- A metropolitan borough is a type of local government district in England, and is a subdivision of a metropolitan county. Created in 1974 by the Local...
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