Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete spelling of borough.
  • n. An obsolete spelling of burrow.
  • n. Same as borrow, 1.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Golden Triangle, whose Southern roots and reckless performance abandon have landed them supporting slots for current notables such as Deerhunter, Black Lips, King Khan, and Jay Reatard, now call my burrough home.

    Merry Swankster

  • Sivaharan Kandiah is a shopowner in the north London burrough Hackney.

    British Community Cleans Up After Night of Looting

  • As Media Arts professors my co-author xtine burrough and I were tired of design software books that left out aesthetics, and history.

    Boing Boing

  • I mean it's not half bad a name ... and I guess - lyn is better than city ... but, would you name your kid after a New York burrough?

    The Naming of Firemen

  • As we anticipated, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, in his weekly address, he mentioned this horrendous situation with the fire in the Bronx overnight that took the lives of eight children and one adult, the residential section of the burrough of the Bronx.

    CNN Transcript Mar 8, 2007

  • BILL MODELL, MODELL SPORTING GOODS: On behalf of the Modell sporting goods company, the Modell family, the burrough of the Bronx, the city of New York, we are proud to pay homage to a great team and a great bunch of boys.

    CNN Transcript Aug 28, 2001

  • They contribute $500,000, and they got the naming of the field. burrough president Ferraro committed $500,00 for that particular field, and additional monies for other fields also.

    CNN Transcript Aug 28, 2001

  • We have started seven others, and burrough president Ferraro (ph) will be happy to know that it's Kennedy and Stevenson, and in this frame we hope to be start Columbus High School in the Bronx.

    CNN Transcript Aug 28, 2001

  • MILES O'BRIEN, CNN ANCHOR: Let's move now to another burrough of New York City, Staten Island, where CNN's Hillary Lane is standing by, unable, at least at last conversation with her, unable to get on to Staten Island, because authorities there have cordoned off the area.

    CNN Transcript Sep 13, 2001

  • William's Town burrough officials with suspicion as siding with the

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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