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  2. Village Definition & Meaning - Merriam-Webster

    1 a : a settlement usually larger than a hamlet and smaller than a town b : an incorporated minor municipality 2 : the residents of a village 3 : something (such as an aggregation of burrows or nests) suggesting a village 4 : a territorial area having the status of a village especially as a unit of local government Synonyms bourg hamlet townlet

  3. Village | National Geographic Society

    A village is a small settlement usually found in a rural setting. It is generally larger than a "hamlet" but smaller than a "town." Some geographers specifically define a village as having between 500 and 2,500 inhabitants. In most parts of the world, villages are settlements of people clustered around a central point.

  4. Village Definition & Meaning |

    noun. a small community or group of houses in a rural area, larger than a hamlet and usually smaller than a town, and sometimes (as in parts of the U.S.) incorporated as a municipality. the inhabitants of such a community collectively. a group of animal dwellings resembling a village: a gopher village. adjective.

  5. Village - Wikipedia

    A village is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town, with a population typically ranging from a few hundred to a few thousand. Though villages are often located in rural areas, the term urban village is also applied to certain urban neighborhoods. Villages are normally permanent, with fixed dwellings; however, transient villages can occur. Further, the dwellings of a village are fairly close to one another, not scattered broadly over the landscape

  6. 8 Synonyms of VILLAGE | Merriam-Webster Thesaurus

    Definition of village as in hamlet a small residential settlement we stayed in a charming bed-and-breakfast in a lakeside village Synonyms & Similar Words Relevance hamlet vill townlet bourg outpost cow town whistle-stop Podunk Thesaurus Entries Near village villa village villager See More Nearby Entries Cite this Entry Style “Village.”

  7. Village (United States) - Wikipedia

    A village is a type of incorporated municipality in Illinois; the other two types are the city and the incorporated town. [2] All incorporated municipalities, regardless of type, are independent of each other, and cannot overlap. Villages can be created by referendum under the general state law or by special state charter.

  8. A 1960s apartment in Greenwich Village is on the market for $1.65...

    The Village Alliance is an organization that advocates for the residents of the neighborhood. Homes in Greenwich Village have a median listing home price of $1.3 million, per data from...

  9. City, Town, and Village–What's the Difference? | Grammarly

    The word village comes from a French term referring to a group of buildings. That’s exactly what a village is—a small community in a rural area. Sometimes, larger towns incorporate the houses of a village as a municipality. Village can also refer to inhabitants of a village and is even applied to groups of animal dwellings.

  10. Village – Minecraft Wiki

    A village is a group or complex of buildings and other structures that generate naturally in the Overworld. A village is inhabited by villagers, as people, cats, as pets, iron golems, for defense, passive livestock mobs, for farms, occasional zombie villagers, and wandering traders with their trader llamas.

  11. Villages | dacl

    Villages help elders stay at home in their neighborhoods. A Village is neighborhood- based nonprofit membership organization supported by volunteers. A Village makes it easier for older neighbors to continue living safely, comfortably and actively in their own homes and connected with their neighbors.