Brooklyn

[ brook-lin ]
/ ˈbrʊk lɪn /

noun

a borough of New York City, on W Long Island. 76.4 sq. mi. (198 sq. km).
a city in NE Ohio.

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OTHER WORDS FROM Brooklyn

Brook·lyn·ite [brook-luh-nahyt], /ˈbrʊk ləˌnaɪt/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Brooklyn

Brooklyn
/ (ˈbrʊklɪn) /

noun

a borough of New York City, on the SW end of Long Island. Pop: 2 465 326 (2000)
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Cultural definitions for Brooklyn

Brooklyn

One of the five boroughs that make up New York City.

notes for Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Bridge connects Brooklyn with Manhattan.

notes for Brooklyn

It is noted for the special “Brooklyn accent” of its inhabitants.
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