- a medieval town or village, esp. one near a castle
- a market town in France
Origin of bourgLate Middle English from Middle French from Old French borc from Frankish an unverified form burg or Old High German burg: see borough
- A market town.
- A medieval village, especially one situated near a castle.
Origin of bourgFrench from Old French from Late Latin burgus fortress of Germanic origin ; see bhergh-2 in Indo-European roots.