What does burgess mean?

Definitions for burgess
ˈbɜr dʒɪsburgess

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Burgess, Anthony Burgess(noun)

    English writer of satirical novels (1917-1993)

  2. burgess, burgher(noun)

    a citizen of an English borough


  1. burgess(Noun)

    An inhabitant of a borough with full rights, a citizen.

  2. burgess(Noun)

    A town magistrate.

  3. Origin: From burgeis, from burgeis, of origin; either from burgensis < * or . See also bourgeois, burgish.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Burgess(noun)

    an inhabitant of a borough or walled town, or one who possesses a tenement therein; a citizen or freeman of a borough

  2. Burgess(noun)

    one who represents a borough in Parliament

  3. Burgess(noun)

    a magistrate of a borough

  4. Burgess(noun)

    an inhabitant of a Scotch burgh qualified to vote for municipal officers


  1. Burgess

    Burgess is an unincorporated community in Horry County, South Carolina, United States, along South Carolina Highway 707 at latitude 33.607 and longitude -79.056 and appears on the Brookgreen Gardens U.S. Geological Survey Map and is located between Socastee and Murrells Inlet and just west of Surfside Beach and Garden City Burgess has a big population jump due to the new subdivisions and neighborhoods such as TPC, Blackmoor and Laurel Woods. Burgess also has a community center called Burgess Community Center located on South Carolina Highway 707 near Mt. Zion Church and St. James Middle School and just down the street from St. James High School. During the late 1890s Burgess was an African American farming community.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of burgess in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of burgess in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of burgess in a Sentence

  1. Cheryl Burke:

    They’re shaken. Longtime dancing professional Sharma Burgess was n’t happy with the way things went down. There's no place for this in the ballroom.

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