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boroughs, plural;
  1. A town or district that is an administrative unit, in particular

  2. An incorporated municipality in certain US states

  3. Each of five divisions of New York City

  4. In Alaska, a district corresponding to a county elsewhere in the U.S

  5. A town (as distinct from a city) with a corporation and privileges granted by a royal charter

  6. A town sending representatives to Parliament


  1. one of the administrative divisions of a large city
  2. an English town that forms the constituency of a member of parliament
  3. A borough is an administrative division in various countries. In principle, the term borough designates a self-governing township although, in practice, official use of the term varies widely.
  4. In the U.S. state of Connecticut, a borough is an incorporated section of a town. Borough governments are not autonomous and are subordinate to the government of the town to which they belong. ...
  5. The city of Montreal is divided into 19 boroughs (in French, arrondissements), each with a mayor and council.
  6. A borough (sometimes abbreviated Boro on road signs) in the context of New Jersey local government refers to one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government.
  7. New York City, one of the largest cities in the world, is segmented into five boroughs. A borough is a unique form of government that administers the five fundamental constituent parts of the consolidated city. ...
  8. In the U.S. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a borough is a self-governing municipal entity, usually smaller than a city, and a subdivision of a county. There are 958 boroughs in Pennsylvania.The Pennsylvania Manual, p. 6-3. ...
  9. The Borough is a collection of poems by George Crabbe published in 1810. Written in heroic couplets, the poems are arranged as a series of 24 letters, covering various aspects of borough life and detailing the stories of certain inhabitants’ lives.
  10. A fortified town; a town or city; A town having a municipal corporation and certain traditional rights; An administrative district in some cities, e.g. ...
  11. (Boroughs) Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf • Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg • Lichtenberg • Marzahn-Hellersdorf • Mitte • Neukölln • Pankow • Reinickendorf • Spandau • Steglitz-Zehlendorf • Tempelhof-Schöneberg • Treptow-Köpenick
  12. A part of a city, having authority over certain local matters. The best known boroughs are the five boroughs of New York City.
  13. The term 'borough' occurs in several contexts. Many English districts are described as 'boroughs'; there are also county boroughs in Wales, borough constituencies and the London boroughs. The unifying factor is that 'borough' always refers to an area that is substantially urbanised.
  14. a self-governing incorporated town, larger than a village
  15. A term (from the Old English burh) used to denote a place with urban characteristics and therefore likely to contain commercial institutions, including a market. ...
  16. Originally meaning a fortified town in England, the name came to indicate a town with a corporation of citizens and privileges conferred by Royal Charter. ...
  17. A town that has been granted some measure of self-government by its lord. A borough is usually granted one or more privileges including permission to hold markets and fairs, the power to appoint citizens as administrative officials, and the right to convene courts to try certain civil or ...
  18. A term used in the East Kingdom to denote college groups. These groups tend not to be officialy recognized by SCA Inc. and therefore have special status.
  19. in Ontario (the unique Borough of East York was dissolved and amalgamated with the City of Toronto on January 1st, 1998.)
  20. a town with the right of self government granted by a royal charter.
  21. A town that had been granted certain rights of self-government by the Crown so that typically, it had a mayor, aldermen, and council elected by the freeman or burgesses.
  22. An incorporated town; so called in the charter. It is less than a city. 1 Mann. & Gran. 1; 39 E. C. L. R. 323.
  23. Alaska's answer to the "county".  We have to be different, don't you know.
  24. New York City term for a county. The City of New York is made up of five counties: Manhattan (actually New York County,) Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island.