- an urban community incorporated by royal charter, similar to an incorporated city or municipality in the U.S.
- a town, area, or constituency represented by a Member of Parliament.
- (formerly) a fortified town organized as and having some of the powers of an independent country.
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The small borough had to arrange a “special emergency appropriation” to come up with Caruso’s cash and paid in installments.How the Police Bank Millions Through Their Union Contracts|by Andrew Ford, Asbury Park Press, and Agnes Chang, Jeff Kao and Agnel Philip, ProPublica|February 8, 2021|ProPublica
Queensbridge consists of 26 Y-shaped buildings in the shadow of the bridge that connects midtown Manhattan with the borough of Queens.
The list of cities where renting is a better deal than buying includes Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn in New York City.U.S. real estate in 4 charts: Where buying a home is more affordable than renting right now|Nicolas Rapp|January 19, 2021|Fortune
The virus was taking the worst toll in the Bronx, and Bronxwood sat within the borough’s hardest-hit ZIP code, although it would be weeks until anyone would know this.“We Don’t Even Know Who Is Dead or Alive”: Trapped Inside an Assisted Living Facility During the Pandemic|by Ava Kofman|November 30, 2020|ProPublica
Top administrative judges as a result moved her to the Bronx that year, and she handled both civil and criminal matters in the borough until her retirement.New York Court Officials to Review Cases Handled by Judge With Alzheimer’s|by Joe Sexton|October 15, 2020|ProPublica
Guy Molinari, a former Staten Island borough president, pushed back against that view.Will Dirty Pol Vito Fossella Replace Dirty Pol Michael Grimm?|David Freedlander|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The borough officially became the least affordable place to live in America.
Take, for example, the borough of the Bronx in New York City.Legal but Still Poor: The Economic Consequences of Amnesty|Joel Kotkin|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The disadvantage for the borough is its location in a big blue state.DINO Hunters Are Dreaming Hipster Dreams of the DNC in Brooklyn|David Freedlander|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This point was not missed by the Queens Borough President, Melinda Katz.
He looked up from his fish and replied, somewhat cuttingly, "By contesting a borough and getting elected."Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
At the end of 1881 there were 93,776 children in the borough between the ages of three and thirteen.
Lockmakers are not so numerous here as they once were, though several well known patentees still have their works in the borough.
Two Irish soldiers being stationed in a borough in the west of England, got into a conversation respecting their quarters.
Here we are eleven miles from the Borough, and at the end of the first stage out of London in the old days of the mail-coaches.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper