Bronx


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Bronx

 (brŏngks)
A borough of New York City in southeast New York on the mainland north of Manhattan. The Bronx was first settled by Jonas Bronck (died c. 1643), a Dane in the service of the Dutch West India Company, and became part of New York City in 1898.

Bronx

(brɒŋks)
n
(Placename) the Bronx a borough of New York City, on the mainland, separated from Manhattan by the Harlem River. Pop: 1 363 198 (2003 est)

Bronx

(brɒŋks)

n.
the, a borough of New York City, N of Manhattan. 1,168,972; 43.4 sq. mi. (112 sq. km).
Bronx′ite, n.
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Noun1.Bronx - a borough of New York CityBronx - a borough of New York City    
Greater New York, New York, New York City - the largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center
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Now this very day you've got to buy a couple of suitcases, hire a taxicab, go sailing up to the front door of the Bronx Hotel like good pay and be damned.
The Bronx is the hotel for you--fine-soundin' name, ain't it?
Right bravely the Ancient Mariner drove to the Bronx in a taxi, registered his "Charles Stough Greenleaf" in an old-fashioned hand, and took up anew the activities which for years had kept him free of the poor-farm.
We've bought a cottage in the Bronx with the money," said he.
Consisting of 206 units and 190,000 s/f, the properties are near Bronx Park, the Bronx Zoo and Pelham Parkway.
The strategic acquisition of CRA's Bronx facility will enable us to offer Parallel's trusted and secure recycling services to our East Coast and Mid-Atlantic customers in a more cost-effective manner.
has expanded its holdings in The Bronx, picking up five buildings for $10.
On Thursday, June 1, David Lauren and the Polo Volunteers will install UltraTouch denim insulation generated through the Company's "Give Your Old Jeans a New Home" initiative, where used jeans from celebrities and musicians, including Lindsay Lohan, Gwen Stefani, Sheryl Crow, Tobey Maguire and many more, as well as college and high school students, and a Polo employee Denim Drive, at the Habitat-NYC South Bronx project.
Last month, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.
In The Bronx Council on the Arts' own words, "our borough is home to major and still growing populations from various countries in Africa.
Some of the hottest new properties include purchases by Silvercup Studios--the Queens-based facility where The Sopranos and 30 Rock were filmed--of South Bronx land on which it will erect an additional 120,000-square-foot studio for other productions, and by the food-delivery company Fresh Direct, which announced it would build a 500,000-square-foot warehouse also in the South Bronx.
com/p/news/local/bronx/ghetto_gawking_ffMgfDAaCD76GXNYDrth7L) Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz told the New York Post.