borough (b[schwa]r-[schwa]), n.

1. A town or township with a municipal charter, such as one of the five political divisions of New York City. [Cases: Municipal Corporations

6. C.J.S. Municipal Corporations § 12.]

2. English law. A chartered town that originally sent a member to Parliament.

3. Hist. A fortified or important town. — Also spelled burgh.

专业法律词汇 词条贡献者
Scroll to Top