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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,
It was ministered in every Sunday, by the cure of the neighboring bourg, to whom Athos paid an allowance of two hundred francs for this service; and all the vassals of his domain, with their families, came thither to hear mass, without having any occasion to go to the city.
And so also with the squire Le Bourg Capillet, who would have been a very valiant captain had he lived.
Last week Tony (James Nesbitt) discovered that their former chief suspect Victor Bourg and Ian Garrett, the kindly stranger who mysteriously stumped up the reward money actually know each other.
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5-km 11th stage from Sisteron to Bourg les Valence on Thursday.
Two which spring to mind immediately are Bourg and Blaye.
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To support this thesis, Bourg discusses a wide range of historical events and political movements that set the context in which he thinks various philosophical and theoretical interventions need to be understood.
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With examples drawn from his own experience, Bourg (naval architecture, U.