boomtown

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noun boom·town \ˈbüm-ˌtau̇n\

Definition of boomtown

  1. :  a town enjoying a business and population boom

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First Known Use of boomtown

1896


BOOMTOWN Defined for English Language Learners

boomtown

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Definition of boomtown for English Language Learners

  • : a town that experiences a sudden growth in business and population : a booming town

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