♦ borough

♦ borough /ˈbʌrə/
1 (in GB) città o cittadina sede di collegio elettorale: borough council, consiglio di un borough; consiglio comunale
2 (in GB) distretto amministrativo di Londra (ve ne sono 32); borough
3 (in USA) distretto amministrativo di New York (ve ne sono cinque); borough
● (stor. ingl.) pocket borough (o rotten borough), collegio elettorale con pochissimi elettori in cui la scelta del rappresentante è in mano a una persona o una famiglia influente; borgo putrido.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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