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.
(place) Northernmost borough of New York City, between the Harlem River & Long Island Sound.
Originally Bronck's Land after Jonas Bronck (1600–1643).
Bronx Sentence Examples
The Zoological Park at Bronx Borough, New York City, opened in 1899, is one of the largest in the world.
Several settlements in the Bronx were made by the English and the Dutch between 1640 and 1650.
Washington prepared to withstand the British behind fortifications on Harlem Heights, but discovering that Howe was attempting to outflank him by landing troops in the rear he retreated to the mainland, leaving only a garrison at Fort Washington, and established a line of fortified camps on the hills overlooking the Bronx river as far as White Plains.