boomtown
noun Date: 1896 a town enjoying a business and population boom

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Boomtown — Titre original Boomtown Genre Série policière Créateur(s) Graham Yost Pays d’origine  États Unis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Boomtown — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Boomtown Género Misterio Creado por Graham Yost Reparto Gary Basaraba Jason Gedrick Neal McDonough Lana Parrilla País de origen …   Wikipedia Español

  • boomtown — UK US (also boom town) /ˈbuːmtaʊn/ noun [C] ► ECONOMICS a town or city that experiences a sudden increase in size and business activity: »In many of India s boomtowns, a car is an important part of the middle class dream, a symbol of status and… …   Financial and business terms

  • boomtown — [bo͞om′toun΄] n. a town that has sprung up or expanded rapidly as a result of an economic boom: also boom town * * * boom·town (bo͞omʹtoun ) n. A town experiencing an economic or a population boom. * * * …   Universalium

  • boomtown — [bo͞om′toun΄] n. a town that has sprung up or expanded rapidly as a result of an economic boom: also boom town …   English World dictionary

  • Boomtown — A boomtown is a community that experiences sudden and rapid population and economic growth. The growth is normally attributed to the nearby discovery of a precious resource such as gold, silver, or oil, although the term can also be applied to… …   Wikipedia

  • Boomtown — Unter Boomtown (von amerikan. engl. to boom = sich schnell aufwärts entwickeln) versteht man eine Stadt, die aufgrund besonderer wirtschaftlicher Ereignisse oder politischer Umstände sehr schnell groß wird (oder aufgrund dessen überhaupt erst… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • boomtown — noun A town that experienced (or is experiencing) a period of rapid growth due to some temporary activity. The mining boomtown she remembered, was now a ghost town …   Wiktionary

  • Boomtown — Boom|town [ bu:mta̮un], die; , s [engl. boom town, aus: boom ↑ (Boom) u. town = Stadt]: Stadt, die in kürzester Zeit einen enormen wirtschaftlichen Aufschwung erlebt …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Boomtown — Boom|town 〈[bu:mtaʊn] f.; Gen.: , Pl.: s; Wirtsch.〉 Stadt, die (z. B. durch Ansiedelung neuer Industrien) innerhalb einer vergleichweise kurzen Zeitspanne einen starken wirtschaftlichen Aufschwung nimmt, z. B. viele Handelsmetropolen Asiens wie… …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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