See also: -burgh
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbʌɹə/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈbɝɡ/
burgh (plural burghs)
- (Sussex) a small mound, often used in reference to tumuli (mostly restricted to place names).
- (UK) a borough or chartered town (now only used as an official subdivision in Scotland).
- 1815, William Wordsworth, The Excursion, Book Eighth, The Parsonage, lines 95-104, 
- With fruitless pains / Might one like me 'now' visit many a tract / Which, in his youth, he trod, and trod again, / A lone pedestrian with a scanty freight, / Wished-for, or welcome, wheresoe'er he came— / Among the tenantry of thorpe and vill; / Or straggling burgh, of ancient charter proud, / And dignified by battlements and towers / Of some stern castle, mouldering on the brow / Of a green hill or bank of rugged stream.
- 1953, C. S. Lewis, The Silver Chair, Collins, 1998, Chapter 6,
- This road leads to the burgh and castle of Harfang, where dwell the gentle giants.
- 1815, William Wordsworth, The Excursion, Book Eighth, The Parsonage, lines 95-104,