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1. (in Scotland) a town, esp one incorporated by charter, that enjoyed a degree of self-government until the local-government reorganization of 1975
2. an archaic form of borough
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Rumble, eds., The Defence of Wessex: The Burghal Hidage and Anglo-Saxon Fortifications (Manchester U.
The forces of burghal and ecclesiastical authority based in the town of Haddington could, and did, eventually get to him but not before he had achieved some toleration from the gentry and sponsorship by the people.
In Hama, all roads are open except the road of Ein al-Kroum-al-Qarandah-Jourin-Slunfa and the road of Shathat Joubat Burghal which are barely passable due to the icy conditions.
Cabbage and Meat Salad Serves about 6 1/2 cup chickpeas, soaked overnight, then drained 1/2 cup burghal 3 cups finely chopped parsley 1 small bunch of green onions, finely chopped 1/4 cup of finely chopped fresh mint 2 medium tomatoes, finely chopped 1 cup lamb or beef, cut into very small pieces and well fried, then drained 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 tablespoons lemon juice A dozen large cabbage leaves, chopped
In Hama, all roads are open except the road of Ein al-Kroum-al-Qarandah-Jourin- Slunfa and the road of Shathat Joubat Burghal which are hardly passable due to the ice.