Bronx

Bronx

[brongks]
noun
1.
a borough of New York City, N of Manhattan. 43.4 sq. mi. (112 sq. km).
2.
a cocktail of gin, sweet and dry vermouth, and orange juice.

Bronxite, noun
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Bronx (brɒŋks)
 
n
the Bronx a borough of New York City, on the mainland, separated from Manhattan by the Harlem River. Pop: 1 363 198 (2003 est)

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Bronx
named for Jonas Bronck, Dane who settled there in 1641. Bronx cheer first recorded 1929.
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