(North America) A city or town.
, author=Edgar Rice Burroughs
, title=The Efficiency Expert
, publisher=The Gutenberg Project
, passage=Tell mother that I will write her in a day or two, probably from Chicago, as I have always had an idea that that was one burg
where I could make good.
, title=This Way In: The Sound and the Fury
, passage=Imagine my surprise when I learned that he was not only a Canadian but lived in Ottawa, that icy burg
I had left so many kilometers -- sorry, miles -- behind me.
, title=Big Style on a (Little) Budget
, magazine=Country Living
, passage=It's been said that Wilder modeled that fictional setting on Peterborough, a quaint burg
tucked away in New Hampshire's verdant southwestern hills.
(historical) A fortified town in medieval Europe.