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borough:

see city governmentcity government,
political administration of urban areas.

The English tradition of incorporating urban units (cities, boroughs, villages, towns) and allowing them freedom in most local matters is general in the United States (see city; local government). The traditional U.
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[Fr., comté,=domain of a count], division of local government in the United States, Great Britain, and many Commonwealth countries. The county developed in England from the shire, a unit of local government that originated in the Saxon settlements of the 5th
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borough

1. a town, esp (in Britain) one that forms the constituency of an MP or that was originally incorporated by royal charter
2. any of the 32 constituent divisions that together with the City of London make up Greater London
3. any of the five constituent divisions of New York City
4. (in the US) a self-governing incorporated municipality
5. (in medieval England) a fortified town or village or a fort
6. (in New Zealand) a small municipality with a governing body
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Coun Stanley repeated concerns, previously raised by members of Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council, that a single authority ruling from the south would have a negative impact on the north of the county.
Caerphilly County Borough Council wants information after the timber fence was taken from Gelligaer Cemetery where it had only recently been erected.
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A war hero and former town clerk and chief executive of Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council has passed away.
A staunch and long-serving Labour Party member, he was leader of the former Blyth Valley Borough Council for more than a decade, and continued in his role as constituency party chairman right up until his death.
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