burghal

burgh

[burg; Scot. buhr-oh, buhr-uh]
noun
1.
(in Scotland) an incorporated town having its own charter and some degree of political independence from the surrounding area.
2.
Archaic. borough.

Origin:
1350–1400; late Middle English (Scots); see borough; cf. broch

burghal [bur-guhl] , adjective
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burgh (ˈbʌrə)
 
n
1.  (in Scotland) a town, esp one incorporated by charter, that enjoyed a degree of self-government until the local-government reorganization of 1975
2.  an archaic form of borough
 
[C14: Scottish form of borough]
 
burghal
 
adj

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