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bor·ough

borough

 
pronunciation:
bU ro
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a town that governs itself.
definition 2: one of the five divisions of New York City: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Richmond (Staten Island), Queens, and the Bronx.
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The words borough, burro and burrow sound alike, but each has a different meaning.
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