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Term: Brooklyn

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Comprises SW extremity of Long Island; was settled by Dutch & Waloon farmers in mid-17th cen.; original name referred to the many small brooks that crossed the fields; grew to include all of Kings county by 1896.

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American, born 1953
American, born 1945
Brazilian, born 1957
American, born 1943
American, 1956 - 2014