borgo

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*bʰerǵʰ-

Borrowing from Italian borgo.

NounEdit

borgo ‎(plural borgos)

  1. A small Italian village.
    • 2007, January 11, “Maureen Orth”, in Shopping for a Villa, He Wound Up With a Village[1]:
      The borgo’s five acres and five dilapidated structures were part of an estate once owned by the Borghese family, and overlooked a valley of hills and vineyards.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*bʰerǵʰ-

From Late Latin burgus.

NounEdit

borgo m ‎(plural borghi)

  1. village
  2. district
  3. suburb

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