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3 definitions found
 for Burg
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Burg \Burg\, n. [AS. burh, burg, cf. LL. burgus. See 1st
     Borough.]
     1. A fortified town. [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A borough. [Eng.] See 1st Borough.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  burg
      n 1: colloquial American term for a town; "I've lived in this
           burg all my life"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  38 Moby Thesaurus words for "burg":
     Stadt, banlieue, boom town, borough, bourg, burgh, city,
     conurbation, crossroads, exurb, exurbia, faubourg, ghost town,
     greater city, hamlet, hick town, jerkwater town, jumping-off place,
     market town, megalopolis, metropolis, metropolitan area, mudhole,
     municipality, one-horse town, outskirts, polis, spread city,
     suburb, suburbia, town, township, urban complex, urban sprawl,
     urbs, village, ville, whistle-stop
  
  

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