Synonyms Of burgher

noun

Definition Of burgher

noun

a citizen of a town or city, typically a member of the wealthy bourgeoisie.

Holland was from the mid-1600s a Republic, so the wealthy merchants, burghers , and businessmen became the defacto rulers of the town and country - much as it is in the U.S. today.

Example Of burgher

  • Holland was from the mid-1600s a Republic, so the wealthy merchants, burghers , and businessmen became the defacto rulers of the town and country - much as it is in the U.S. today.

  • I'd feel better, though, if the city's burghers had shown some concern about the defacing and trashing that define this city every day.

  • It had a lively artistic community and its wealthy burghers , together with the Church and the court at Brussels, provided patrons.

  • The painter does, however, bring men into the scene, and visitors from every walk of life - wealthy families, burghers , clergymen, farmers.

  • These works were initially commissioned by members of the church, noblemen, and wealthy burghers .


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