boomtown

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

boom +‎ town

NounEdit

boomtown (plural boomtowns)

  1. A town that experienced (or is experiencing) a period of rapid growth due to some temporary activity.
    The mining boomtown she remembered, was now a ghost town.

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 20 January 2013, at 06:47