Associations to the word «Burgh»

Wiktionary

BURGH, noun. (Sussex) a small mound, often used in reference to tumuli (mostly restricted to place names).
BURGH, noun. (UK) a borough or chartered town (now only used as an official subdivision in Scotland).
BURGH OF BARONY, noun. (Scotland) (historical) A burgh in Scotland, distinct from royal burghs in being granted to a landowner who, as a tenant-in-chief, held his estates directly from the crown.

Dictionary definition

BURGH, noun. A borough in Scotland.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley