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?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    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. Josh Engel:

    The village enacted this unconstitutional scheme primarily as a money making venture, they increased their spending significantly after the scheme was put in place and it was basically used to fill holes in their budget that would traditionally have come from raising taxes.

  2. Jussie Smollett:

    More importantly I want to say thank you, the outpouring of love and support from my village has meant more than I will ever be able to truly put into words.

  3. Shorsh Hassan:

    We will continue cleansing one village after another, and after that, we will continue to liberate all of Rojava and all Syrian soil from this terrorist organization Daesh, this is the promise we have made to ourselves and to the Kurdish and Syrian people.

  4. Mustafa Bali:

    Nothing remains in Baghouz except for terrorists. The battle ... will not end until the elimination of Daesh and the liberation of the village, we expect a fierce and heavy battle.

  5. Andreas Simic:

    It takes a team to build a dream, a village to raise a child, and a community to foster financial literacy.

Images & Illustrations of village

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