borough
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borough(
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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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borough
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. división administrativa y electoral que comprende un municipio o un distrito urbano (United Kingdom)
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borough [ˈbʌrə]
noun
municipio (m); (in London, New York) distrito (m);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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