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Type Settlement
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. BRUWK-lən
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Meaning & History

Name of a borough of New York City, originally derived from the Dutch town of Breukelen meaning either "broken land" (from Dutch breuk) or "marsh land" (from Dutch broek).

Related Names

Given Name DescendantsBrooklyn, Brooklynn(English)
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