village green

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Noun1.village green - a village park consisting of a plot of grassy landvillage green - a village park consisting of a plot of grassy land
common, commons, green, park - a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area; "they went for a walk in the park"
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Walking straight up from the station, she crossed the village green and entered the long chestnut avenue that connects it with the church.
Doubtless there was a large sweep of park and a broad glassy pool in front of that mansion, but the swelling slope of meadow would not let our traveller see them from the village green.
The plays were given sometimes in the halls of nobles and gentlemen, either when banquets were in progress or on other festival occasions; sometimes before less select audiences in the town halls or on village greens.
There are lots of waste ground by the side of the roads in every village, amounting often to village greens, where feed the pigs and ganders of the people; and these roads are old-fashioned, homely roads, very dirty and badly made, and hardly endurable in winter, but still pleasant jog- trot roads running through the great pasture-lands, dotted here and there with little clumps of thorns, where the sleek kine are feeding, with no fence on either side of them, and a gate at the end of each field, which makes you get out of your gig (if you keep one), and gives you a chance of looking about you every quarter of a mile.
Officials hope a homebuilder will buy more than half the 94-acre Village Green Country Club, which is on the southeast corner of Midlothian and Winchester roads.
A SEASIDE community is celebrating after controversial plans to convert part of a village green into a temporary car park were scrapped.
VILLAGERS are applying to have a local sports club field designated as a village green to protect it from future development.
voluntarily to dedicate land as town or village green, and to press other landowners to do so, in particular when new development is proposed?
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DESPITE threats of a downpour, the rain just about held off as villagers marked Shepley's official new village green.
EPA's Village Green Stations are park bench structures with built-in air monitors which measure ozone and particle pollution along with weather conditions.

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