Definitions for "Borough"
Keywords:  town, manhattan, york, burh, staten
In England, an incorporated town that is not a city; also, a town that sends members to parliament; in Scotland, a body corporate, consisting of the inhabitants of a certain district, erected by the sovereign, with a certain jurisdiction; in America, an incorporated town or village, as in Pennsylvania and Connecticut.
The collective body of citizens or inhabitants of a borough; as, the borough voted to lay a tax.
A town that had been granted certain rights of self-government by the Crown so that typically, it had a mayor, aldermen, and council elected by the freeman or burgesses.
Keywords:  surety, pledge, king, thus, behavior
An association of men who gave pledges or sureties to the king for the good behavior of each other.
The pledge or surety thus given.
A term used in the East Kingdom to denote college groups. These groups tend not to be officialy recognized by SCA Inc. and therefore have special status.
a more-or-less unofficial SCA branch, on a college or university campus
a local government Local governments are administrative offices of an area smaller than a state
a political division
A borough is an administrative division used in various countries. In principle the term borough designates a self-governing township, although in practice, official use of the term varies widely.
a large settlement that incorporated