|1.||See also burgh a town, esp (in Britain) one that forms the constituency of an MP or that was originally incorporated by royal charter|
|2.||any of the 32 constituent divisions that together with the City of London make up Greater London|
|3.||any of the five constituent divisions of New York City|
|4.||(in the US) a self-governing incorporated municipality|
|5.||(in medieval England) a fortified town or village or a fort|
|6.||(in New Zealand) a small municipality with a governing body|
|[Old English burg; related to beorgan to shelter, Old Norse borg wall, Gothic baurgs city, Old High German burg fortified castle]|
in Great Britain, incorporated town with special privileges or a district entitled to elect a member of Parliament.
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