from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A borough of New York City in southeast New York on the mainland north of Manhattan. The Bronx was first settled by Jonas Bronck (died c. 1643), a Dane in the service of the Dutch West India Company, and became part of Greater New York in 1898. Population: 1,360,000.

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  • proper n. A borough of New York City.

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  • n. a borough of New York City


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Originally Bronck's Land after Jonas Bronck (1600–1643).


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