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
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Village is an idea; universe is an idea! If you cannot create an idea bigger than your village you live in, you remain inside your village; if we cannot create an idea greater than this universe, we remain inside this universe

  2. Yared Beyetim:

    It is people who have relatives in Europe who are eating well in the village, everybody wants to go and change things at home.

  3. Carrie Hessler-Radelet:

    Because they live and work in their communities of service, Peace Corps volunteers have close relationships with girls and their families as well as village leaders, teachers, school administrators and others, working with these key stakeholders, volunteers help identify the specific local barriers to educating and empowering girls and the sustainable interventions needed to break down those barriers.

  4. Tsehynesh Tara:

    In Ethiopia we have more than 500 underemployed female weavers in each village. We have a responsibility to give them a job -- and then show their work to the world. i'm very happy to make a sustainable income to support my family and also to work for a well-known fashion brand in Ethiopia.

  5. Julius Caesar:

    I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome.

Images & Illustrations of village

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    the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    • A. integrity
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