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Definitions of village

  1. a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a settlement smaller than a town Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a community of people smaller than a town Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. A small assemblage of houses in the country, less than a town or city. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A small collection of houses in a country district, too small to be organized as a town, but having a name, post office, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Any small assemblage of houses, less than a town: (orig.) a number of houses inhabited by persons near the residence of a proprietor or farmer. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Collection of houses less than a town. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. A collection of houses smaller than a town; also, its inhabitants collectively. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. A small assemblage of houses, less than a town or city. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. Belonging to a village. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for village

  1. Mag Henderson had never returned from her errand into the village – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  2. The lady was Alice Duvernois: her name was all that was known of her in the village it was all that she had told of herself. – Not Pretty, But Precious by John Hay, et al.
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