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- (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /ˈbɹʊklən/
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- Hyphenation: Brook‧lyn
- A borough of New York City. It is located on the western end of Long Island.
- A female given name of modern usage, also spelled Brooklynn.
- (area on western end of Long Island): City of Brooklyn (dated: pre-1898), Borough of Brooklyn, Kings County, King's County
- Latin: brooklynensis
borough of New York City