How to use boom town in a sentence
At the time, San Diego was a boom town of perhaps 30,000 people – half the current population of La Mesa.Politics Report: The 101 Ash St. Scandal Isn’t Going Away | Andrew Keatts | July 3, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
If he actually did possess such a weakness, Little Missouri and the boom town were fully able to satisfy it.Roosevelt in the Bad Lands | H. Hagedorn.
From the first it became evident that Willets would not be a boom town.The Trail Horde | Charles Alden Seltzer
For two decades it grew as rapidly as ever grew a "boom-town" in the West.The Personality of American Cities | Edward Hungerford
At the foot of this ancient fiord lies the boom town of Skaguay.
It presents with striking vividness a picture of the rise and fall of a boom town.Curly | Roger Pocock
British Dictionary definitions for boom town
a town that is enjoying sudden prosperity or has grown rapidly
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