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  • Boomtowns are typically extremely dependent on the single activity or resource that is causing the boom (e.g. nearby mine, mill or resort), and when the resources are depleted or the resource economy undergoes Melbourne (1850s-1880s Victorian Gold Rush and associated speculative "land boom". — “Boomtown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Please do not remove this message until the dispute is resolved. (May supply goods and services to government prison agencies, analogous to the military. — “Prison-industrial complex - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • While the latter part was a boom and bust cycle, the Internet boom sometimes is meant to refer to the steady commercial growth of the Internet with the advent of the world wide web as exemplified by the first release of the Mosaic web browser in 1993 and continuing through the 1990s. — “Dot-com bubble - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Considering that the price of dogs had been boomed skyward by the unwonted demand, it was not an unfair sum for so fine an animal. — “The Call of the Wild” by Jack London
  • After a time the sound of musketry grew faint and the cannon boomed in the distance. — “The Red Badge of Courage” by Stephen Crane
  • He was very angry. His voice boomed through the little room, and the company sat hushed and something scared, their eyes upon Andre-Louis, who was the only one entirely unmoved by this outburst of virtuous indignation. — “Sacaramouche” by Rafael Sabatini
  • And then, suddenly, there came from the arcades behind us the overtones of her father's unmistakable voice; it was as if a modified foghorn had boomed with a reed inside it. — “The Good Soldier” by Ford Madox Ford
  • The strong, unstaggering breeze abounded so, that sky and air seemed vast outbellying sails; the whole world boomed before the wind. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • "I sent Uvarka at dawn to listen," his bass boomed out after a minute's pause. "He says she's moved them into the Otradnoe enclosure. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy

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