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

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