What does village mean?

Definitions for village
ˈvɪl ɪdʒvil·lage

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word village.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. village, small town, settlement(noun)

    a community of people smaller than a town

  2. village, hamlet(noun)

    a settlement smaller than a town

  3. Greenwich Village, Village(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. village(Noun)

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

    There are 2 churches and 3 shops in our village.

  2. village(Noun)

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

  3. village(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Village(noun)

    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

How to pronounce village?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say village in sign language?

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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. Melati Wijsen:

    We're actually paying each woman for each bag she makes individually, they're resold in stores around the island and 50 percent of the profit goes back into the village, the community.

  2. An Indian state minister:

    When I go to the village all the women tell me to ban liquor.

  3. Nguluma Mbaga:

    I believe farmers will be in a better position to cope with the changing weather patterns. This village is located in a dry area that does not get adequate rains so farmers must try to use water wisely.

  4. Rodrigo Duterte:

    Regular Jobs Now. Duterte reiterated his plea for Congress to re-impose the death penalty for drug offenders and other criminals, and said he would not stop his deadly crackdown on illegal drugs. The fight will not stop until those who deal in (drugs) understand that they have to stop because the alternatives are either jail or hell, he said. PHILIPPINES CANCELS TALKS WITH COMMUNIST REBELS AMID ATTACKS Duterte also addressed the United States in his speech by demanding America give back three church bells that were seized more than a century ago in the Philippine village of Balangiga. Give us back those Balangiga bells…They are part of our national heritage ... return it to us, this is painful for us.

  5. Author Unknown:

    A patient going to a doctor for his first visit was asked, "And whom did you consult before coming to me?""Only the village druggist," was the answer."And what sort of foolish advice did that numbskull give you?" asked the doctor, his tone and manner denoting his contempt for the advice of the layman."Oh," replied his patient, with no malice aforethought, "he told me to come and see you."

Images & Illustrations of village

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