Five Boroughs

Five Boroughs,

in English history, Danish fortified towns in the English Midlands, settled in the 9th cent. They were DerbyDerby
, city and unitary authority (1991 pop. 218,026), central England, on the Derwent River. It was formerly county seat of Derbyshire but became administratively independent of the county in 1997.
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, LeicesterLeicester
, city and unitary authority (1991 pop. 324,394), central England. The city is connected by canals with the Trent River and London, and it is also a railway center. Leicester was of industrial importance as early as the 14th cent.
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, StamfordStamford,
town (1991 pop. 18,127), in the Parts of Kesteven, Lincolnshire, E central England, on the Welland River. It is a market town. Products include diesel engines, electrical equipment, bricks, and tiles.
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, NottinghamNottingham,
city and unitary authority (1991 pop. 273,300), central England, on the Trent River. A center of rail and road transportation, the city's most important industries are the manufacture of lace, hosiery, cotton, and silk.
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, and LincolnLincoln,
city and district (1991 pop. 79,980), county seat of Lincolnshire, E England, in the Parts of Kesteven, on the Witham River. Located at the junction of the Roman Fosse Way and Ermine Street, the city is a center of road and rail transportation.
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The Grammy-winning pop singer announced Wednesday that he will tour the five boroughs of New York in September.
US communications holding company AT&T (NYSE:T) said on Monday that to mark the first anniversary of the 'Wi-Fi in the Parks' initiative, that offers free network connections in parks across the five boroughs, the company is lighting up Harlem's Rucker Park as the 22nd New York City park with free AT&T Wi-Fi service.
This energy systems consultancy and provider of natural gas offers services to commercial and residential customers in the five boroughs.
Last year, residents of the city spent $165 million last year to buy low-cost products at Walmart's suburban stores since there aren't any outlets in the five boroughs, costing the city millions of dollars in tax revenues and hundreds of jobs, according to an analysis obtained by the Post.
Perez will provide leadership to the five Borough Council Commissioners, who in turn lead staffs of Unit Commissioners, giving advice and training to Scout Leaders in neighborhoods across the five boroughs of New York City.
The shock vote by St Helens council confirms worries about proposals to modernise the service by the Five Boroughs NHS Trust.
After a business meeting in the World Trade Center on September 11 abruptly ends Schell's life, Oskar, desperate to hang onto his dad and assuage his own pain, devises a strange quest that sends him hunting across the City's five boroughs for two years, searching for clues to his father's last moments.
Marla Lewis has performed her original music programs in schools, libraries, and parks in all five boroughs of New York City (as well as Long Island and Westchester County) for the past twenty years.
Visit NYCDancePlaces, a searchable database of rehearsal/performance spaces in all five boroughs.
The cartel, which was ultimately controlled by a handful of organized crime rings, divided New York's five boroughs into spheres of influence and held together an anti-competitive price-fixing scheme from at least the early 1950s until 1995.
New York's five boroughs had come together with the territorial consolidation of 1897.
Of the 42 larger parks within the five boroughs, 29 are forested.