Definition of Brooklyn

1. Noun. A borough of New York City.

Generic synonyms: Borough
Group relationships: Greater New York, New York, New York City
Terms within: Coney Island

Definition of Brooklyn

1. Proper noun. A borough of New York City. It is located on the western end of Long Island. ¹

2. Proper noun. (given name female from=place names) of modern usage, also spelled Brooklynn. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brooklyn

Bronx-Whitestone Bridge
Bronx Bombers
Bronx cheer
Bronx cheers
Bronze Age
Bronze Star
Bronze Star Medal
Brooke's disease
Brooke's tumour
Brooklyn (current term)
Brooklyn Bridge
Brosme brosme

Literary usage of Brooklyn

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1905)
"New York and Brooklyn Bridge. Report of the executive committee of the East ... New York, by the President of the Trustees of the New York and Brooklyn ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1902)
"L Business directory for the city of Brooklyn for 1874. Brooklyn [1874]. 8°. ... Lain (GT) Brooklyn street and avenue directory and guide. ..."

3. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1899)
"Both statements are right, for while the Brooklyn Public Library began civic existence as such only in 1898, its organization dates from January, 1897, ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"DEDICATION EXERCISES AT THE Brooklyn BOTANIC GARDEN ON April 19-21 exercises were held in connection with the dedication of the completed laboratory ..."

5. The Journal of Home Economics by American Home Economics Association (1910)
"Campbell, Mabel, 344 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn, NY Clem, ... Gregg, Mary, 306 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn. Hess, Emma C., 258A Emerson PI., Brooklyn. ..."

6. Annual Report by State Charities Aid Association (N.Y.) New York City Visiting Committee (1904)
"126 Livingston Street, Brooklyn. Bureau of Dependent Adults (Brooklyn Division). ... Receives applications for admission to all institutions in the Brooklyn ..."

7. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1883)
"THE Brooklyn BRIDGE. "OEOPLE who seventeen years ago di- JL vided an ... As early as 1865 Mr. William C. Kingsley, of Brooklyn, of whom the public lias ..."

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