borough borough  /ˈbɜ ˌroʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) one of the administrative divisions of a large city
  2. (n) an English town that forms the constituency of a member of parliament

Usage(s):

  1. Sixteen of the borough's 84 surveillance cameras have been wired for sound, making London's first video monitoring network with a broadcasting capacity.
  2. A New York City plan to test a borough's entire adult population for HIV is meeting resistance from health workers.
  3. Emmons described the new borough policy as 'a very good one.

News

  1. Bristol Borough business owner organizes meeting to discuss Route 13 improvement project

    BRISTOL BOROUGH – Bristol Borough business owners concerned over the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's (PennDOT) $36.5 million project to upgrade Route 13 will air their concerns on Wednesday, June 19 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the community room inside the Bristol Borough Hall.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Bristol Pilot

  2. Bristol Borough Council votes to turn over its summer camp program to 21st Century Learning Center

    BRISTOL BOROUGH - The council voted at its meeting Monday night to turn over its Kindergarten-to-Grade-three summer program to the Bristol Borough 21st Century Community Learning Center. The borough will pay the center $24,000 for the July 8 to Aug. 29 program. The cost is higher than the $21,000 the borough pays for its own summer camp, but that lasts only six weeks.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Bristol Pilot

  3. Bristol Borough council president proposes plans to replace Wood Street eyesore with single family homes

    BRISTOL BOROUGH - A longstanding eyesore on Wood Street will be transformed into a housing development that will include five single-family homes on 50-foot by 100-foot lots. The builder is borough Council President Ralph DiGuiseppe, who presented the plans to the council Monday night.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Bristol Pilot

Quotes

  1. Bloomberg, however, said in June that he hoped the experiment "will become as much a part of the New York experience as strolling the Coney Island boardwalk, participating in the five-borough bike tour, or listening to the Philharmonic in the park."
    on Aug 9, 2008 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: Washington Post

  2. "A year later I can now tell you that because we spoke up, because we had enough, and because we were not going to tolerate the senseless loss of life in this borough, we came together and demanded action from the city," said Manhattan Borough...
    on Mar 16, 2009 By: Scott Stringer Source: International Herald Tribune

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