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Borough

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  1. In New York City, a borough is a unique form of government which administers the five fundamental constituent parts that make up the consolidated city

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 26, 2008
  2. differs significantly from other borough forms of government used in other parts of the Tri-State Region and elsewhere in the United States

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  3. New York City is often referred to collectively as the "Five Boroughs"

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  4. This term is used to refer to New York City as a whole unambiguously, avoiding confusion with any particular borough or with the greater metropolitan area

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  5. The Five Boroughs of New York City: 1: Manhattan 2: Brooklyn  3: Queens 4: The Bronx 5: Staten Island
    The Five Boroughs of New York City: 1: Manhattan 2: Brooklyn 3: Queens 4: The Bronx 5: Staten Island

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  6. often used by politicians to counter a focus on Manhattan and to place all five boroughs on an equal standing

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