Bronx

[ brongks ]
/ brɒŋks /

noun

the, a borough of New York City, N of Manhattan. 43.4 sq. mi. (112 sq. km).
a cocktail of gin, sweet and dry vermouth, and orange juice.

Related formsBronx·ite, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for the bronx

Bronx

/ (brɒŋks) /

noun

the Bronx a borough of New York City, on the mainland, separated from Manhattan by the Harlem River. Pop: 1 363 198 (2003 est)
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Word Origin and History for the bronx

Bronx

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Culture definitions for the bronx

The Bronx

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

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