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BURGH

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A civil and administrative area incorporating a town of medieval origin.

Related Terms

Term Note
BURGH CHAMBERS A building, suite of rooms or hall, within a larger building such as a tollbooth or a town-house, in which meetings of the burgh were held.
TOWN A settlement with public buildings, commercial establishments and private dwellings, larger than a village and having more complete and independent local government.

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