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 comfort.


an oil/a mining boomtown

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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