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.
Abreu Movers Bronx, a residential and commercial moving company with headquarters in Bronx, NY, launched new franchising opportunities across the United States in Aug.
"New York State is making targeted investments in the infrastructure of all five boroughs to ease traffic and improve safety for the traveling public, and the Bronx is a key beneficiary of these investments," Governor Cuomo said.
Bronx Kreate Space will establish provide local artists with affordable, creative space that fosters artistic synergies while also driving the local economy.
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.
"To have foreigners come and gawk at a long line of people who are less fortunate than they are and to make money off of that and to view them as they are some sort of entertainment is pretty disgusting," (http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/bronx/ghetto_gawking_ffMgfDAaCD76GXNYDrth7L) Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz told the New York Post.
"With the bulk of our production capacity dedicated to the Bronx Pale Ale since last September, we have been unable to produce our other recipes," said general manager Chris Gallant.
Bronx, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier, slipped his lead while out on a walk in 2010.