Definition of Borough. Meaning of Borough. Synonyms of Borough

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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...
- called boroughs: Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island. All boroughs are part of New York City, and each of the boroughs is coextensive...
- 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...
- A rotten or pocket borough, more formally known as a nomination borough or proprietorial borough, was a parliamentary borough or constituency in England...
- issued by the monarch. Since 1926 the entitlement to the title "royal borough" has been strictly enforced. Devizes in Wiltshire, which had previously...
- ordered by po****tion. There are five types of muni****lity in the state—boroughs (254), cities (52), towns (15), townships (241), and villages (3). New...
- The London boroughs are 32 of the 33 local authority districts of the Greater London administrative area (the 33rd is the City of London) and are each...
- Stevenage Football Club (known as Stevenage Borough Football Club until 2010) is a professional ****ociation football club based in the town of Stevenage...
- place" includes a variety of designations, including city, town, village, borough, and muni****lity. A few exceptional Census Designated Places (CDPs) are...
- London boroughs and the City of London. The London boroughs were all created on 1 April 1965. Upon creation, twelve were designated Inner London boroughs and...