burg burg  /ˈbɜrɡ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) colloquial American term for a town

Usage(s):

  1. If your burg's on the skids, places like Reno are beckoning: Health Kick Why one industry always has more good jobs than it can fill: Free-Lance Nation.
  2. Pittsburgh's finances were so awful that it became a virtual ward of the state in 2003.
  3. After a deafening roar shook Louisville in mid-April, the basketball-crazy burg is back to a low hum.

News

  1. New Worst Place in Manhattan Coming Soon

    At long last, the provincial burg of Manhattan will soon be home to an "elite 'clubhouse'" restaurant specifically for hedge fund guys. It will be called "the entire borough of Manhattan." Haha, a joke. No, it will be called hell. Read more...        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Gawker

  2. The 5 Best Inventory Management Apps

    By Natalie Burg
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Burg Simpson Law Firm Named One of America’s Leading Law Firms by the Legal 500; Founding Shareholder Michael S. Burg ...

    Burg Simpson has been recognized as one of America’s leading law firms, according to the 2013 edition of The Legal 500. Regarded as one of the most comprehensive worldwide guide to law firm and attorneys, The Legal 500 has ranked Burg Simpson as a top tier law firm and national leader when it comes to representing mass tort and class action plaintiffs in pharmaceutical and medical device ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "I did joke with Ricky before the game, saying that he batted in Jo'burg in the first Test against South Africa and that wicket had branches growing off it, so I didn't think he would bowl first on any wicket in the world and it was proved again...
    on Jan 3, 2010 By: Mike Hussey Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "He got 90 off [55 balls] in that chase in Jo'burg, so he gives them some tremendous momentum at the top of the order," Gilchrist said of Smith. "We had a really good stranglehold on him in Australia and even in South Africa in the main part...
    on Mar 18, 2007 By: Adam Gilchrist Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. Talking about his good memories of South African series, Sreesanth said, "I can still recall the Jo'burg Test. We won a Test for the first time on South African soil. That spell is still fresh in my mind. Actually, it's a great challenge to bowl...
    on Mar 18, 2008 By: Shanthakumaran Sreesanth Source: Indiatimes

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