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noun as in incorporated municipality smaller than a city

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

Guy Molinari, a former Staten Island borough president, pushed back against that view.

The borough officially became the least affordable place to live in America.

Take, for example, the borough of the Bronx in New York City.

The disadvantage for the borough is its location in a big blue state.

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."

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.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to borough, such as: district, precinct, community, and ward.

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