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burgher

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noun bur·gher \ˈbər-gər\

Simple Definition of burgher

  • : a person who lives in a particular town or borough

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of burgher

  1. 1 :  an inhabitant of a borough or a town

  2. 2 :  a member of the middle class :  a prosperous solid citizen

Examples of burgher in a sentence

  1. <many of the college students are regarded by the local burghers as obnoxious louts>



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13th century

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