Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Brooklyn

play
geographical name Brook·lyn \ˈbru̇-klən\

Definition of Brooklyn

  1. borough of New York City at SW end of Long Island pop 2,504,700

Brook·lyn·ite play \-klə-ˌnīt\ noun



BROOKLYN Defined for Kids

Brooklyn

play
geographical name Brook·lyn \ˈbru̇k-lən\

Definition of Brooklyn

  1. part of New York City at SW end of Long Island




Learn More about brooklyn


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Brooklyn? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 10, 2016

to put in good humor

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

duvet spindrift pince-nez kittly-benders
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ