Meaning of “borough” in the English Dictionary

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boroughnoun [ C ]

us /ˈbɜr·oʊ, ˈbʌr·oʊ/

one of the five divisions of New York City or, in some states, a town or part of a town

In Alaska, a borough is a political division similar to a county in other states.

(Definition of “borough” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)