bourg

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French bourg, from Old French borc, burc, a borrowing from Frankish *burg, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *burgz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (fort). Cognate with English borough and burg.

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Noun[edit]

bourg m (plural bourgs)

  1. burg, market town

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