About The Word Village

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Village

Village Meaning & Definition
Village Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Village?

[n] a community of people smaller than a town
[n] a settlement smaller than a town
[n] a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century

Synonyms | Synonyms for Village: Greenwich Village | hamlet | settlement | small town

Related Terms | Find terms related to Village:

See Also | campong | community | community | El Alamein | Greater New York | Jamestown | Jericho | Kampong | kraal | New York | New York City | pueblo | residential area | residential district | settlement

Village In Webster's Dictionary

\Vil"lage\ (?; 48), n. [F., fr. L. villaticus belonging to a country house or villa. See {Villa}, and cf. {Villatic}.] A small assemblage of houses in the country, less than a town or city. {Village cart}, a kind of two-wheeled pleasure carriage without a top. Syn: {Village}, {Hamlet}, {Town}, {City}. Usage: In England, a hamlet denotes a collection of houses, too small to have a parish church. A village has a church, but no market. A town has both a market and a church or churches. A city is, in the legal sense, an incorporated borough town, which is, or has been, the place of a bishop's see. In the United States these distinctions do not hold.

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