Burg noun - A thickly settled, highly populated area.
Usage example: moved from a small town into a much bigger burg
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Synonyms for Burg
Metropolis is a synonym for burg in city topic. In some cases you can use "Metropolis" instead a noun "Burg", when it comes to topics like urban.
Metropolis noun - A thickly settled, highly populated area.
Usage example: a big, teeming metropolis where ambitious people from all over come to make their mark
Both words in one sentence
- The DCU also has an actual New York City, although it is reportedly a much smaller, less (ahem) metropolitan burg than its real-world counterpart (and, for that matter, than Metropolis and Gotham, leading to its nickname "the Cinderella City" in Seven Soldiers of Victory).
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