Synonyms for boom town
- metropolitan area
- urban place
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOOM TOWN
It was a boom town with material reasons for substantial growth.
What could bring a girl of her sort to a boom town below the border?
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.
I read in a paper the other day of a sign in front of an eat-joint in a Western boom town.
From the first it became evident that Willets would not be a boom town.
If he actually did possess such a weakness, Little Missouri and the boom town were fully able to satisfy it.
Sam Pardee was drawn to a new town, a boom town, as unerringly as a small boy scents a street fight.
No "boom town" can possibly produce a genius: it only fosters sundry small Napoleons of finance.
The crew stayed for four weeks in a boom town of nine thousand, installing a complete telephone system.