Definition of boom town in English:

boom town

Syllabification: boom town

Entry from US English dictionary

(also boomtown)

noun

  • A town undergoing rapid growth due to sudden prosperity: the automobile was in its heady adolescence, and Detroit was America’s newest boom town

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