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From Dutch Breukelen, from broek (wetland, marsh).

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Brooklyn

  1. A borough of New York City, New York, United States. It is located on the western end of Long Island.
  2. A town in Green County, Wisconsin, United States.
  3. A village in Dane County and Green County, Wisconsin.
  4. A town in Green Lake County, Wisconsin.
  5. A town in Washburn County, Wisconsin.
  6. A number of townships in the United States, listed under Brooklyn Township.
  7. A suburb of Wellington, New Zealand. [1]
  8. A female given name transferred from the place name, of modern usage, also spelled Brooklynn.
  9. A unisex given name transferred from the place name, of modern usage.

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  • Latin: brooklynensis

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Brooklyn m

  1. Brooklyn (a borough of New York City, New York, United States)