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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bronxnoun

    a borough of New York City

Wiktionary

  1. Bronxnoun

    A borough of New York City.

  2. Etymology: Originally Bronck's Land after (1600–1643).

Wikipedia

  1. bronx

    The Bronx () is a borough of New York City, coextensive with Bronx County, in the state of New York. It is south of Westchester County; north and east of the New York City borough of Manhattan, across the Harlem River; and north of the New York City borough of Queens, across the East River. The Bronx has a land area of 42 square miles (109 km2) and a population of 1,472,654 in the 2020 census. If each borough were ranked as a city, the Bronx would rank as the ninth-most-populous in the U.S. Of the five boroughs, it has the fourth-largest area, fourth-highest population, and third-highest population density. It is the only borough of New York City not primarily on an island. With a population that is 54.8% Hispanic as of 2020, it is the only majority-Hispanic county in the Northeastern United States and the fourth-most-populous nationwide.The Bronx is divided by the Bronx River into a hillier section in the west, and a flatter eastern section. East and west street names are divided by Jerome Avenue. The West Bronx was annexed to New York City in 1874, and the areas east of the Bronx River in 1895. Bronx County was separated from New York County in 1914. About a quarter of the Bronx's area is open space, including Woodlawn Cemetery, Van Cortlandt Park, Pelham Bay Park, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo in the borough's north and center. The Thain Family Forest at the New York Botanical Garden is thousands of years old; it is New York City's largest remaining tract of the original forest that once covered the city. These open spaces are primarily on land reserved in the late 19th century as urban development progressed north and east from Manhattan. The word "Bronx" originated with Faroese-born (or Swedish-born) Jonas Bronck, who established the first settlement in the area as part of the New Netherland colony in 1639. European settlers displaced the native Lenape after 1643. In the 19th and 20th centuries, the Bronx received many immigrant and migrant groups as it was transformed into an urban community, first from European countries (particularly Ireland, Germany, Italy and Eastern Europe) and later from the Caribbean region (particularly Puerto Rico, Trinidad, Haiti, Guyana, Jamaica, Barbados, and the Dominican Republic), as well as immigrants from West Africa (particularly from Ghana and Nigeria), African American migrants from the southern United States, Panamanians, Hondurans, and South Asians.The Bronx contains the poorest congressional district in the United States, the 15th. There are, however, some upper-income, as well as middle-income neighborhoods such as Riverdale, Fieldston, Spuyten Duyvil, Schuylerville, Pelham Bay, Pelham Gardens, Morris Park, and Country Club. Parts of the Bronx saw a steep decline in population, livable housing, and quality of life in the late 1960s, throughout the 1970s and 1980s, and into the early 1990s, culminating in a wave of arson in the late 1970s. The South Bronx, in particular, experienced severe urban decay. The borough began experiencing new population growth starting in the late 1990s and continuing to the present day.

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  1. bronx

    The Bronx is one of the five boroughs of New York City in the U.S. state of New York. It is known for being the birthplace of hip hop music, home to the New York Yankees, and includes the largest metropolitan zoo in the U.S., the Bronx Zoo. The Bronx is named after Jonas Bronck, who established the first settlement in the area as part of the New Netherland colony in 1639.

Rap Dictionary

  1. bronx

    The Bronx, sometimes referred to as the Boogie Down Bronx, the mother land of hip hop or the home of hip hop. A New York City borough where Hip hop was created and nurtured. Home of GrandMaster Flash & The Furious Five and a host of other first generation hip hoppers, Boogie Down Productions, Fat Joe, Big Pun and others, such as Cory Gunz and D-MOST. My posse from the Bronx is thick -- Boogie Down Productions (My Philosophy).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bronx in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bronx in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Bronx in a Sentence

  1. The Democrat:

    I hope I can represent the possibility that a poor kid, a kid of color, a LGBTQ kid from a place like the South Bronx, can overcome the odds and become a member of the United States Congress.

  2. Jose Cruz:

    It's good for us. You know, publicity, people don't have to be scared of the Bronx no more, the way they used to.

  3. Kathy Hochul:

    I am horrified by the devastating fire in the The Bronx today, my heart is with the loved ones of all those we've tragically lost, all of those impacted and with our heroic FDNY firefighters. The entire State of New York stands with New York City.

  4. Darcel Clark:

    This case is a nothing less than a catastrophe of our young people, these ages make you weep. As I keep saying, we are losing a generation in the Bronx District and we must act now to save our young people.

  5. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

    What we’re going to do is make sure communities like Flint, Baltimore, the South Bronx, St. Louis, rural communities whose infrastructure was never properly built in the first place, are first in line to rectify the injustices of the past and make sure they get everything they need to thrive in the future.

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