a town that has grown very rapidly as a result of sudden prosperity.
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Origin of boom town
First recorded in 1895–1900
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Examples from the Web for boom town
For two decades it grew as rapidly as ever grew a "boom-town" in the West.The Personality of American Cities|Edward Hungerford
a town that is enjoying sudden prosperity or has grown rapidly
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