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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...
- A metropolitan borough (or metropolitan district) is a type of local government district in England. Created in 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972...
- New York City is composed of five boroughs: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island. Each borough is coextensive with a respective county...
- Brooklyn (/ˈbrʊklɪn/) is a borough of New York City, coextensive with Kings County, in the U.S. state of New York. Kings County is the most populous county...
- a borough of New York City, coextensive with Richmond County, in the U.S. state of New York. Located in the city's southwest portion, the borough is...
- Queens is a borough of New York City, coextensive with Queens County, in the U.S. state of New York. Located on Long Island, it is the largest New York...
- In the U.S. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a borough (sometimes spelled boro) is a self-governing muni****l entity, equivalent to a town in most jurisdictions...
- densely po****ted and geographically smallest of the five boroughs of New York City. The borough is also coextensive with New York County, one of the original...
- The London boroughs are the 32 local authority districts that together with the City of London make up the administrative area of Greater London; each...
- A rotten or pocket borough, also known as a nomination borough or proprietorial borough, was a parliamentary borough or constituency in England, Great...