Definition of 'borough'
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Luton borough council has failed to quantify this unmet need. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But people on the borough council will. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The number varies by borough with some council areas having 200 times as many points as others. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In many cases blanket 20mph zones have been introduced across whole towns or boroughs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Hunt is not the only resident of the royal borough who wants to dig deep. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Westminster city council is one borough that has successfully fought back. Times, Sunday Times (2015)London boroughs often send council tenants to other boroughs or outside the capital because of high rents. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We have to watch that the demands of one borough will not adversely affect another. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Greenwich borough council seems to think so. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The other thing not many people know is that you are not restricted to one borough. Times, Sunday Times (2008)These tiny, or " rotten " boroughs were an embarrassment. America Past and Present (1995)The club would also commit to funding sport in the five Olympic boroughs through their charitable foundation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It won't be enough to sit tight in a safely rotten borough. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's not a rotten borough any more. The Sun (2015)Corruption was rife in the political scene, particularly in the rotten boroughs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We would be passing through six counties and one London borough. The Sun (2012)The people of Britain will not rest until this rotten borough is swept clean from top to bottom. The Sun (2008)A maximum speed limit of 20mph is to be introduced to towns and boroughs across the country. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A victory march through the five boroughs would constitute a gauntlet thrown down to her Beijing rivals. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I have no idea whether Swindon borough council is right. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The borough council was delighted, and withdrew the area's status as protected landscape. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'borough'
British English: borough NOUN
A borough is a town, or a district within a large town, which has its own council.
They generally live in the outer boroughs.
Definition of borough from the Collins English Dictionary
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