Translation of burg in Spanish:

burg

localidad, n.

Pronunciation /bəːɡ//bərɡ/

noun

  • 1US informal, dated

    localidad feminine
    • ‘Early on, I tried to cater it to the Canadian scene and I really couldn't do it,’ says Smith, on the phone from his home in Dunnville, Ont., a small burg near Lake Erie.
    • Finding every fall in this area would take a lifetime, so concentrate on Marquette County and the delightful burg of Big Bay.
    • From Shreveport to Ferriday and all points in between, along the backwater burgs and the big city haunts, the myth of the Big Easy is examined in this exhaustive overview.
    • About a dozen baseball-themed museums beckon visitors to big-league cities and out-of-the-way burgs.
    • How do you rustle up some fast cash for your troubled burg?
    • Can't help wondering what Kal-El would say about the presence of a gambling den in his fair burg - seems like something more appropriate to Gotham City.
    • He was a jet plane touching down in every city and burg from here to Harrisburg, carrying the message of the greatness of Napa Valley wine.
    • In a bizarre and questionably legal move prior to the city's mega-merger, a bunch of outgoing Côte-St-Luc city councillors bade adieu to their burg by naming their city's parks after themselves.
    • Apparently, folks from the local dirt farms are disappearing, and the brackish burg has already seen its quota of alien abductions for the year.
    • More likely it was a case of misplaced scorn for the saccharine melodies that overwhelmed the odes to left-coast burgs Santa Cruz, Big Sur and Hollywood.
    • For two hours or so, 17-year-olds become as important as city council members in burgs like Mechanicsburg, Pa.
    • After another leg, we stopped in Alexander City, Ala., a tiny burg about 70 miles east of Birmingham.
    • Deriding the little burg as ‘Lobster Town’ or calling someone an idiot is as rebellious as anyone gets.
    • Toronto has passed a pesticide ban, hot on the heels of more progressive burgs.
    • But almost any small burg that sprang up along a stream in Alabama soon had a working grist mill capable of milling the non-glutinous corn.
    • For the trouble of saving your life, he sets you up in an abandoned warehouse in a seedy burg known as Carcer City.
    • ‘Condit Country’ is a bad enough slogan for this agribusiness burg, yet, not satisfied with it, the city boosters have also erected an arch across the main street.
    • You hear quickly that Gordon, born in California and now a citizen of the world, remembers fondly the place where he grew up - Pittsboro, a small burg just west of Indianapolis.
    • By the time he left Philadelphia in late 2001 for the struggling industrial burg of Burlington City, N.J., he'd built himself a legacy.
    • As the sun glanced through my window, I realized my sense of well-being is definitely engendered by the presence of 3 Rogers and Hammerstein productions in our fair burg.
  • 2

    History
    burgo masculine
    • Archeologists & geologists now believe the ancient burgs of Sodom & Gomorrah were destroyed by earthquake-induced fires - and not, as science has long held, by the wrath of an angry god.
    • The Old English (Anglo-Saxon) terms burg, burh, and byrig were used originally for fortified places, including villages and royal halls.
    • Kate looked once more at the dead soldiers, at the burg wall beyond, and sorrowfully turned to follow.
    • Gathering the reins in his hands, he led the two horses and Kate out of the burg.