Synonyms for Burg:

n.

capital, conurbation, dormitory town, urban, county town, boom town, county seat, the big smoke, city state. city (noun)
metropolis, municipality, town.
town (noun)
city, metropolis, township, town, suburb, borough, municipality, village, hamlet.

Other synonyms:

city state, dormitory town, county seat, conurbation, county town, the big smoke, boom town. capital. Other relevant words:
boom town, borough, conurbation.

Usage examples for burg

  1. What you doin' in this here burg – Sundown Slim by Henry Hubert Knibbs
  2. The walls which surrounded the ancient town have disappeared or have been built into house walls, but the effect is still of a self- contained old burg – Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country by Francis Miltoun
  3. There has been considerable excitement, and you know too many people in this burg – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart