Definition of Borough

  • (n.) In England, an incorporated town that is not a city; also, a town that sends members to parliament; in Scotland, a body corporate, consisting of the inhabitants of a certain district, erected by the sovereign, with a certain jurisdiction; in America, an incorporated town or village, as in Pennsylvania and Connecticut.
  • (n.) The collective body of citizens or inhabitants of a borough; as, the borough voted to lay a tax.
  • (n.) An association of men who gave pledges or sureties to the king for the good behavior of each other.
  • (n.) The pledge or surety thus given.

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