Origin of Bronxafter Jonas Bronck, early N.Y. settler
northernmost borough of New York City, between the Harlem River & Long Island Sound
usually called the Bronx
A borough of New York City in southeast New York on the mainland north of Manhattan. The Bronx was first settled by Jonas Bronck (died c. 1643), a Dane in the service of the Dutch West India Company, and became part of New York City in 1898.x
- A borough of New York City.
The term is always preceded by the definite article "the", and thus expressed as the Bronx.
Originally Bronck's Land after Jonas Bronck (1600–1643).
- Born in the Bronx in 1969, Jennifer Lopez diligently worked to hone her skills as a dancer before landing a role as a "Fly Girl" on television's In Living Color.
- Well known in his native South Bronx for unmistakable flow, he has had a hand in some of hip hops biggest hits, but yet never quite made a slash for himself.
- This show originally aired in the United Kingdom and is an adult puppet show featuring Bronx Bunny and his cigarette smoking sidekick Panda named Teddy T.
- THE BRONX, formerly a district comprising several towns in Westchester county, New York, U.S.A., now (since 1898) the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City (q.v.).
- Several settlements in the Bronx were made by the English and the Dutch between 1640 and 1650.