Borosilicate Boroughs

Borough

Meanings and phrases

borough

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n.
  1. one of the administrative divisions of a large city
  2. an English town that forms the constituency of a member of parliament

borough English

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n.
  1. a former English custom by which the youngest son inherited land to the exclusion of his older brothers

pocket borough

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n.
  1. a sparsely populated borough in which all or most of the land is owned by a single family

rotten borough

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n.
  1. an English parliamentary constituency with few electors

county borough

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E.g.
  • Cardiff retained its county borough status until 1974.
  • Galway was a borough from 1937 until upgraded to a county borough in 1985.
  • They lie partly within Wrexham county borough and partly within Denbighshire.

borough council

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E.g.
  • Westminster has the powers and functions of a London borough council.
  • The borough council is a Non-metropolitan district of Hampshire County Council.

borough the population

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E.g.
  • In the borough the population was spread out, with 16.3% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 29.2% who were 65 years of age or older.
  • In the borough the population was spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older.

municipal borough

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E.g.
  • Manchester was granted municipal borough status in 1838.
  • Accrington became incorporated as a municipal borough in 1878.
  • The urban district was abolished in 1934 and Mousehole was absorbed into the municipal borough of Penzance.

within the borough

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E.g.
  • Several bus lines operate within the borough.
  • There are three local newspapers which operate within the borough.
  • It is on the boundary with and partly within the borough of Douglas, and is within the Douglas conurbation.

metropolitan borough

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E.g.
  • Coventry is an ancient city and a metropolitan borough in the West Midlands of England.

parliamentary borough

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E.g.
  • This constituency was the parliamentary borough of Tralee in County Kerry.
  • Newton (UK Parliament constituency) Newton was a parliamentary borough in the county of Lancashire, in England.
  • In 1553 it became a parliamentary borough, electing two Members of Parliament to the unreformed House of Commons.

borough status

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E.g.
  • All four unitary authority areas have borough status.
  • Cardiff retained its county borough status until 1974.
  • Manchester was granted municipal borough status in 1838.

borough constituency

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E.g.
  • The borough constituency continued to be represented until it was disfranchised in 1885.
  • The Hartlepools was enfranchised as a borough constituency by the Reform Act 1867, being given one MP.
  • This borough constituency consisted of the City of London, which was the historic core of the modern Greater London.

through the borough

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E.g.
  • From there it continues on to the south through the borough of Mergelstetten, before it leaves the city limits to head for Herbrechtingen.
  • A574 road The A574 is a road in England, running through the borough of Warrington before terminating at the end of Butts Bridge in Leigh.
  • In the past such activities have included transporting Santa Clause through the borough during State College's annual Christmas Eve celebration.

borough councils

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E.g.
  • In 33 of the 36 English metropolitan borough councils, one-third of their seats were up for election.
  • The Local Government Act 1985 required the London borough councils to set up a "joint planning committee for Greater London".
  • In Lahr the boroughs of Hugsweier, Kippenheimweiler, Kughbach, Langenwinkel, Mietersheim, Reichenbach and Sulz have borough councils.

small borough

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E.g.
  • On a small hill outside of the city, what is now the "quartier St. Remi", a small borough developed.
  • The team was founded in 1929 by a small number of football fans from the small borough of Chievo, a Verona neighbourhood.
  • It is located about a mile west of the small borough Duncansville on Foot of Ten Road, and about 2.5 miles (4 km) north of the even smaller borough Newry.
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