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bourg

 (bo͝org)
n.
1. A market town.
2. A medieval village, especially one situated near a castle.

[French, from Old French, from Late Latin burgus, fortress, of Germanic origin; see bhergh- in Indo-European roots.]

bourg

(bʊəɡ; French bur)
n
a French market town, esp one beside a castle
[C15: French, from Old French borc, from Late Latin burgus castle, of Germanic origin; see borough]

bourg

(bʊərg, bʊər)

n.
1. a town.
2. a French market town.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Anglo-French « Late Latin burgus < Germanic; see borough]
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Some of these faubourgs were important: there were, first, starting from la Tournelle, the Bourg Saint-Victor, with its one arch bridge over the Bièvre, its abbey where one could read the epitaph of Louis le Gros,
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