The Bronx

borough of New York City, United States

The Bronx is New York City's northernmost borough. It is the only one of the city's five boroughs situated on the United States mainland rather than on an island. It was named for Jonas Bronck, a sea captain and resident of the mid-1600s.


  • Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx Is Burning.
    • Jonathan Mahler, title of book
  • My name is Benny Blanco from the Bronx. - You know me?

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