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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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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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Luton Burough Council in the UK has selected content archiving specialist KVS to supply its Enterprise Vault e-mail management and archive system.
Pecglioro et al 1993 (132) -- 6 -- -- -- 26 Buroughs et al 1986 (78) -- 10 -- -- -- 36 Vitzel et al 1986 (131) 22 36 15 54 19 85 Kock et al 1987 (130) 22 36 -- -- 11 22 NIEC 1988 (95) 160 18 112 29 49 49 Benedeto-Stojanov et al (129) -- -- 5 50 17 65.
5 mile bike ride to raise awareness and trace the blast radius of a small nuclear weapon, and co-sponsored a lecture by John Buroughs J.
Ben Stebbings (97) and Chris Buroughs (42) helped Brockhampton successfully chase down Attock's 197, which included knocks of 58 and 46 from Nasir Ali Khan and Sarfaz Ali.
Coalition forces have also exposed Iraqi civilians to significant "collateral damage" through the deployment of napalm-like Mark 77 firebombs (Buncombe, 2003; Ridha, 2004b) and the indiscriminate use of depleted uranium munitions that release dangerous radioactive debris in the short term (Miller, 2003; Buroughs, 2004) and pose long-term environmental hazards to people exposed to uranium-contaminated soil or water (Michalowski and Bitten, 2004).