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burg

 (bûrg)
n.
1. Informal A city or town: "There are no more opportunities for you in this burg" (Damon Runyon).
2. A fortified or walled town in early or medieval Europe.

[Probably from -burg, in place names such as Harrisburg, from Middle English burgh, town, from Old English burg. Sense 2, ultimately from Germanic *burgs, hill fort; see bhergh- in Indo-European roots.]

burg

(bɜːɡ)
n
1. (Historical Terms) history a fortified town
2. informal US a town or city
[C18 (in the sense: fortress): from Old High German burg fortified town; see borough]

burg

(bɜrg)

n.
1. Informal. a small, quiet city or town.
2. a fortified town.
[1745–55; variant of burgh]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.burg - colloquial American term for a townburg - colloquial American term for a town; "I've lived in this burg all my life"
town - an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city; "they drive through town on their way to work"

burg

noun
Informal. A large and important town:
Informal: town.
Translations

burg

[bɜːg] N (US) (often hum, pej) (= town) → burgo m
References in classic literature ?
Wines- burg was proud of the hands of Wing Biddlebaum in the same spirit in which it was proud of Banker White's new stone house and Wesley Moyer's bay stallion, Tony Tip, that had won the two-fifteen trot at the fall races in Cleveland.
He had an aunt in Wines- burg, a black-toothed old woman who raised chick- ens, and with her he lived until she died.
It's a nice old burg, they tell me, and has the finest natural park in the world.
If you win you lose, and there'll sure be some several unexpected funerals around this burg.
Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott," they chanted in deep, strong tones, with an immense moral uplifting.
On Sunday the work ceased for half an hour, and the Prince preached on faith and God's friendship for David, and afterwards they all sang: "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott.
I really wanted to deck out Frye and Burg in a similar manner so we could include a photo in my university's Christmas letter.
Just last month, NIF organized a speaking tour for Burg in Palo Alto touting him as a leader of their International Council.
Created by Dutch lifestyle designer Hermen van den Burg, known for his work with Ikea and Target, the BURG 12 combines robust functionality with avant-garde design in a convenient, user-friendly device.
Burg leans toward anti-Israel policies, and sure enough he opposes Zionism from every aspect it is associated with in modern Israel politics, clearly the conclusion of that book.
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Burg said that Zionism has become a delusion and that religious Zionism is very conservative and concerned with metaphysical issues, which are not part of this world, AD DUSTOUR reported.