Definitions for villageˈvɪl ɪdʒ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a small community or group of houses in a rural area, larger than a hamlet and usu. smaller than a town, sometimes incorporated as a municipality.
the inhabitants of such a community collectively.
a group of animal dwellings resembling a village.
(adj.)of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a village.
Origin of village:
1350–1400; ME < MF < L villāticum, neut. of villāticusvillatic
village, small town, settlement(noun)
a community of people smaller than a town
a settlement smaller than a town
Greenwich Village, Village(noun)
a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a small town, especially outside of the U.S.
an alpine village
A rural habitation of size between a hamlet and a town.
There are 2 churches and 3 shops in our village.
A rural habitation that has a church, but no market.
A planned community such as a retirement community or shopping district.
a small assemblage of houses in the country, less than a town or city
Translations for village
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a group of houses etc which is smaller than a town
They live in a little village; (also adjective) a village school.
- село, селскиBulgarian
- aldeiaPortuguese (BR)
- vesnice; vesnickýCzech
- das Dorf, Dorf-...German
- landsby; landsby-Danish
- (du) villageFrench
- paese; di paeseItalian
- 마을, 촌락Korean
- ciems; ciematsLatvian
- landsby, tettstedNorwegian
- كلى: كليوال، دكلي خلكPashto
- dedina; dedinskýSlovak
- vas; vaškiSlovenian
- 村莊Chinese (Trad.)
- ngôi làngVietnamese
- 村庄Chinese (Simp.)
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