HyperDic: borough

English > 2 senses of the word borough:
NOUNlocationboroughone of the administrative divisions of a large city
locationboroughan English town that forms the constituency of a member of parliament
borough > pronunciation
Soundsber'ow.
Rhymesburro ... thorough: 9 rhymes with erow...
English > borough: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningOne of the administrative divisions of a large city.
InstancesBronxA borough of New York City
BrooklynA borough of New York City
GreenwichA borough of Greater London on the Thames
ManhattanOne of the five boroughs of New York City
QueensA borough of New York City
Staten IslandA borough of New York City
Westminster, City of WestminsterA borough of Greater London on the Thames
Broaderadministrative district, administrative division, territorial divisionA district defined for administrative purposes
Spanishconcejo
English > borough: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningAn English town that forms the constituency of a member of parliament.
NarrowerburghA borough in Scotland
pocket boroughA sparsely populated borough in which all or most of the land is owned by a single family
rotten boroughAn English parliamentary constituency with few electors
Broadertown, townspeople, townsfolkThe people living in a municipality smaller than a city

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