- 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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Contemporary Examples of brooklyn
Jennie Jerome, who went on to become Lady Randolph Churchill, was born in Brooklyn in 1854.The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain
December 31, 2014
His most recent assignment was the 84th Precinct, at the Brooklyn end of the Brooklyn Bridge.In The Shadow of Murdered Cops
December 26, 2014
The same night the “dead cops” chant was recorded, two police officers were attacked on the Brooklyn Bridge.The Monsters Who Screamed for Dead Cops
December 23, 2014
Not only does his mom live in Brooklyn, but he also has a child with a woman there.
He swiped one of them to get from midtown Manhattan to Brooklyn.
Historical Examples of brooklyn
"I see you have Diablo entered for the Brooklyn," Faust put out as a feeler.
When the latter had come, Crane asked Diablo's price for the Brooklyn.
Her good gallop in the Brooklyn Handicap had been observed by other eyes than Crane's.
"You won it over Diablo in the Brooklyn Handicap," he answered, bluntly.
A friend from Brooklyn called, and with him he conversed for half an hour.Cleveland Past and Present
- a borough of New York City, on the SW end of Long Island. Pop: 2 465 326 (2000)
Word Origin and History for brooklyn
New York City borough, named for village founded there 1646 and named for Dutch township of Breukelen near Utrecht; from Old High German bruoh "moor, marshland;" spelling of U.S. place name influenced by brook (n.), which probably is distantly related.
One of the five boroughs that make up New York City.