Brooklyn

geographical name
Brook·​lyn | \ ˈbru̇-klən How to pronounce Brooklyn (audio) \

Definition of Brooklyn

former city (1834–98) at the southwestern end of Long Island and now a borough of New York City population 2,504,700

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Brooklynite \ ˈbru̇-​klə-​ˌnīt How to pronounce Brooklyn (audio) \ noun

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“Brooklyn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brooklyn. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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