What does village mean?

Definitions for village
ˈvɪl ɪdʒvil·lage

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word village.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. village, small town, settlementnoun

    a community of people smaller than a town

  2. village, hamletnoun

    a settlement smaller than a town

  3. Greenwich Village, Villagenoun

    a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century

Wiktionary

  1. villagenoun

    A rural habitation of size between a hamlet and a town.

    There are 2 churches and 3 shops in our village.

  2. villagenoun

    A rural habitation that has a church, but no market.

  3. villagenoun

    A planned community such as a retirement community or shopping district.

Wikipedia

  1. Village

    A village is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town (although the word is often used to describe both hamlets and smaller towns), 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, as a dispersed settlement. In the past, villages were a usual form of community for societies that practice subsistence agriculture, and also for some non-agricultural societies. In Great Britain, a hamlet earned the right to be called a village when it built a church. In many cultures, towns and cities were few, with only a small proportion of the population living in them. The Industrial Revolution attracted people in larger numbers to work in mills and factories; the concentration of people caused many villages to grow into towns and cities. This also enabled specialization of labor and crafts, and development of many trades. The trend of urbanization continues, though not always in connection with industrialization. Historically homes were situated together for sociability and defiance, and land surrounding the living quarters was farmed. Traditional fishing villages were based on artisan fishing and located adjacent to fishing grounds. In toponomastic terminology, names of individual villages are called Comonyms (from Ancient Greek κώμη / village and ὄνυμα / name, [cf. ὄνομα]).

ChatGPT

  1. village

    A village is a small community or settlement consisting of a group of houses, typically located in a rural or semi-rural area. It is characterized by a close-knit population, generally engaged in agriculture, farming, or traditional crafts for their sustenance and livelihood. Villages often have a central area or square where community activities and gatherings take place and may have basic amenities such as a school, post office, or local market. The size and specific features of a village can vary, but in general, it represents a localized, self-sufficient unit within a larger geographical region.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Villagenoun

    a small assemblage of houses in the country, less than a town or city

Freebase

  1. Village

    A village is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town with the population ranging from a few hundred to a few thousand. Though often located in rural areas, the term urban village is also applied to certain urban neighbourhoods, such as the East Village in Manhattan, New York City and the Saifi Village in Beirut, Lebanon, as well as Hampstead Village in the London conurbation. 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, as a dispersed settlement. In the past, villages were a usual form of community for societies that practise subsistence agriculture, and also for some non-agricultural societies. In Great Britain, a hamlet earned the right to be called a village when it built a church. In many cultures, towns and cities were few, with only a small proportion of the population living in them. The Industrial Revolution attracted people in larger numbers to work in mills and factories; the concentration of people caused many villages to grow into towns and cities. This also enabled specialization of labor and crafts, and development of many trades. The trend of urbanization continues, though not always in connection with industrialisation. Villages have been eclipsed in importance as units of human society and settlement.

Editors Contribution

  1. village

    A specific multicultural area where people live, work and socialize, size defined in legislation.

    There are beautiful villages throughout the country and people are blessed to live there.


    Submitted by MaryC on August 28, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'village' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #913

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'village' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1234

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'village' in Nouns Frequency: #311

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of village in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of village in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of village in a Sentence

  1. Henry David Thoreau:

    I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.

  2. Edwin Sabuhoro:

    I started a tour company called Rwanda Eco Tours, and I said for tourism to thrive in the country we need eco-tourism where tourists can give back to the community and then the communities will have an incentive to conserve the park. So we built a cultural village in 2006 -- before we finished, we had tourists visiting us. in 2010, we got $30,000 net income from the cultural village and put this back to different activities in the village level.

  3. Khaled Wase:

    They are all from my village and some of my cousins were arrested (by the militants) and may be here, my relatives are there along with all those from my village.

  4. Charles Caleb Colton:

    If you would be known, and not know, vegetate in a village If you would know, and not be known, live in a city.

  5. Yellowstone National Park:

    At 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, Yellowstone National Park will begin allowing visitors to access the south loop of Yellowstone National Park, the south loop is accessed from the East( Cody), West( West Yellowstone), and South( Grand Teton/Jackson). Areas accessible include Madison, Old Faithful, Grant Village, Lake Village, Canyon Village and Norris.

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