borough

[ˊbʌrǝ] городской район (в Нью-Йорке), один из пяти районов Нью-Йорка

США. Лингвострановедческий англо-русский словарь. 2013.

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  • Borough — Bor ough, n. [OE. burgh, burw, boru, port, town, burrow, AS. burh, burg; akin to Icel., Sw., & Dan. borg, OS. & D. burg, OHG. puruc, purc, MHG. burc, G. burg, Goth. ba[ u]rgs; and from the root of AS. beorgan to hide, save, defend, G. bergen; or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Borough — Bor ough, n. [See {Borrow}.] (O. Eng. Law) (a) An association of men who gave pledges or sureties to the king for the good behavior of each other. (b) The pledge or surety thus given. Blackstone. Tomlins. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Borough — A borough is an administrative division of various countries. In principle, the term borough designates a self governing township although, in practice, official use of the term varies widely. The word borough derives from a common Indo European… …   Wikipedia

  • borough — noun Etymology: Middle English burgh, from Old English burg fortified town; akin to Old High German burg fortified place, and probably to Old English beorg hill more at barrow Date: before 12th century 1. a. a medieval fortified group of houses… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Borough President — (informally BP, or Beep in slang) is an elective office in each of the five boroughs of New York City. Contents 1 Reasons for establishment 2 Role 3 Borough Boards 4 …   Wikipedia

  • Borough High Street — with Tower 42 in the background …   Wikipedia

  • Borough Park, Brooklyn — Borough Park (usually spelled by its residents Boro Park), is a neighborhood in the southwestern part of the borough of Brooklyn, in New York City in the United States.Borough Park is home to one of the largest Orthodox Jewish communities outside …   Wikipedia

  • Borough Road — is in Southwark, London SE1. It runs east west between St George s Circus and Borough High Street. Southwark Bridge Road crosses Borough Road north south about halfway along. The railway to Blackfriars station also passes overhead at the junction …   Wikipedia

  • Borough status in the United Kingdom — is granted by royal charter to local government districts in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The status is purely honorary, and does not give any additional powers to the council or inhabitants of the district. In Scotland, similarly… …   Wikipedia

  • Borough Market — is a wholesale and retail food market in Southwark, South East London, England. It is one of the largest food markets in the world,Fact|date=January 2008 and is regarded by some as one of the highest quality markets in the United Kingdom, selling …   Wikipedia

  • Borough tube station — is a London Underground station in The Borough, London Borough of Southwark. It is on the Northern Line, between Elephant Castle and London Bridge stations. It is in Travelcard Zone 1.The station entrance is in Borough High Street (part of the… …   Wikipedia


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