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Meaning of borough-English

bor•ough-Eng•lish

Pronunciation: (bûr'ō ing'glish or, often, -lish, bur'-), [key]
— n.
  1. (formerly, in some parts of England) a custom by which the youngest son inherited the entire estate upon the death of his father.
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