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Brooklyn


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Place Type
borough
Description
Comprises the southwestern extremity of Long Island. It was settled by Dutch and Waloon farmers in the mid-17th century. Its original name referred to the many small brooks that crossed the fields. It grew to include all of Kings county by 1896.
Source
Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
Related People
Daniel Zeller (American, born 1965)
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