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"Borough" is a noun which is often translated as "el distrito", and "province" is a noun which is often translated as "la provincia". Learn more about the difference between "borough" and "province" below.
borough(
buh
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ro
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (used to refer to an administrative division in New York City or London)
a. el distrito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He has lived in New York City all his life, but in two different boroughs.Ha vivido en la Ciudad de Nueva York toda la vida, pero en dos distritos diferentes.
b. la delegación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Mark lives in London's largest borough, Bromley.Mark vive en la delegación más grande de Londres, Bromley.
2. (municipality) (United Kingdom)
a. el municipio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She's running for Member of Parliament for the borough of Kettering.Se está postulando para ser miembro del parlamento del municipio de Kettering.
3. (used to refer to a city in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, or Minnesota)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la ciudad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Tina lives in Morton Borough, Pennsylvania.Tina vive en la ciudad de Morton, Pensilvania.
4. (used to refer to a neighborhood in Connecticut)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el barrio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Ines lives in Fenwick Borough.Inés vive en el barrio de Fenwick.
b. la colonia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I live in the town of Litchfield. - Me too, which borough?Vivo en la ciudad de Litchfield. - Yo también, ¿qué colonia?
5. (used to refer to a county in Alaska)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el condado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The fishing boat set sail from the Bristol Bay Borough.El barco de pesca zarpó del condado de Bristol Bay.
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province(
pra
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vihns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geography)
a. la provincia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Bariloche is in the province of Río Negro, Argentina.Bariloche está en la provincia de Río Negro, Argentina.
2. (domain)
a. el campo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Physics aren't my province. I'm an English teacher.La física no es mi campo. Soy profesora de inglés.
b. el terreno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I wish I could answer your question, but it's not really in my province.Ojalá pudiera contestar su pregunta, pero no es exactamente mi terreno.
3. (church jurisdiction)
a. el arzobispado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The Church isn't very happy with some of the changes he's made in his province.La Iglesia no está muy contenta con algunos de los cambios que ha hecho en su arzobispado.
4. (responsibility)
a. la competencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The police only enforce the law. Changing the law isn't their province.La policía solo hace cumplir la ley; cambiarla está fuera de su competencia.
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