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n. - Colloquial American term for a town.

Usage examples (38)
  • I've lived in this burg all my life
  • Jo'burg is filled with corner lots and narrow streets, consequently the city is congested.
  • Right up until you realise that Jo’burg is a summer rainfall area and it is now winter.
  • From what he'd seen of the town on his way in, the "burg" portion of the name certainly fit. for more
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  • A "berg" is an iceberg, a "burg" is a fortified or walled town, and a "burgh" is a town in Scotland.
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