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Brooklyn Explained

brooklyn at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['bru:klən]

Brooklyn at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

an industrial and international port area of New York City, and one of the city's five boroughs//

brooklyn at German => English Of Explained:

brooklyn

brooklyn at German => English Of Explained:

brooklyn

Brooklyn at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Borough (pop., 1990: 2,301,000), New York City. Separated from Manhattan by the East River, it is bordered to the south by the Atlantic Ocean. Brooklyn is connected to Manhattan by bridges (incl. the Brooklyn Bridge), a vehicular tunnel, and rapid transit services. The first settlement in the area by Dutch farmers in 1636 was soon followed by other villages, incl. Breuckelen (1645). The Battle of Long Island was fought in Brooklyn in 1776. It became a borough of New York City in 1898. Brooklyn is both residential and industrial, and also handles considerable oceangoing traffic. Among its educational institutions is Pratt Institute. Coney Island is located there.

Brooklyn at German => English Of Explained:

Brooklyn [broːklyːn]nsn
brooklyn

Brooklyn at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Brooklyn
n : a borough of New York City

Brooklyn at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: slim-wikipedia » Brooklyn (disambiguation)

English

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » nl|en Inter: term » Bruklyn|lang=nl Inter: term » Breukelen|lang=nl. See Category: w - :Breukelen|Breukelen at Wikipedia.
Inter: etystu » b

Pronunciation

*Inter: IPA » /brʊklən/
  • Inter: audio » En-us-brooklyn.ogg|Audio (US)

    Proper noun

    Inter: en-proper nou » n


  • A borough of New York City. It is located on the western end of Long Island.
    1. Inter: given name » female|from=place names of modern usage, also spelled Brooklynn.

      Synonyms

      * Inter: sense » area on western end of Long Island City of Brooklyn Inter: qualifier » dated: pre-1898, Borough of Brooklyn, Kings County, King's County

      Derived terms

      * Brooklynite

      Descendants

      * Latin: brooklynensis

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » borough of New York City

  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|Brooklyn|m
  • Hebrew: ברוקלין (bruqlin)

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|Бруклин|m|tr=Brúklin
    • Yiddish: Inter: t- » yi|ברוקלין|tr=Bruklin|sc=Hebr


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » Brooklyn
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    Translation: hu » Brooklyn
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    Translation: zh » Brooklyn