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Princeton's WordNet

  1. burgnoun

    colloquial American term for a town

    "I've lived in this burg all my life"


  1. burgnoun

    A city or town.

  2. burgnoun

    A fortified town in medieval Europe.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Burgnoun

  2. Burrow, Berg, Burg, Burghnoun

    Etymology: derived from the Saxon burg, byrg , a city, tower, or castle. Edmund Gibson Camden.

    King of England shalt thou be proclaim’d
    In ev’ry burrow, as we pass along. William Shakespeare, Henry VI. p. iii.

    Possession of land was the original right of election among the commons; and burrows were entitled to sit, as they were possessed of certain tracts. William Temple.

    When they shall see his crest up again, and the man in blood, they will out of their burrows, like conies after rain, and revel all with him. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Burgnoun

    a fortified town

  2. Burgnoun

    a borough


  1. Burg

    Burg is an Amt in the district of Spree-Neiße, in Brandenburg, Germany. Its seat is in Burg. The Amt Burg consists of the following municipalities: ⁕Briesen ⁕Burg ⁕Dissen-Striesow ⁕Guhrow ⁕Schmogrow-Fehrow ⁕Werben

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. burg

    [the Anglo-Saxon burh]. A word connected with fortification in German, as in almost all the Teutonic languages of Europe. In Arabic the same term, with the alteration of a letter, burj, signifies primarily a bastion, and by extension any fortified place on a rising ground. This meaning has been retained by all northern nations who have borrowed the word; and we, with the rest, name our towns, once fortified, burghs or boroughs.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BURG

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Burg is ranked #6846 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Burg surname appeared 4,919 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Burg.

    94.6% or 4,655 total occurrences were White.
    1.7% or 86 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.6% or 83 total occurrences were Black.
    0.9% or 48 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 40 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.1% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of BURG in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of BURG in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    incapable of being atoned for
    • A. bibulous
    • B. commensal
    • C. inexpiable
    • D. askant

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