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vil·lage

 (vĭl′ĭj)
n.
1. A small group of dwellings in a rural area, usually ranking in size between a hamlet and a town.
2. In some US states, an incorporated community smaller in population than a town.
3. The inhabitants of a village; villagers.
4. A dense group of animal habitations: a prairie dog village.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin vīllāticum, farmstead, from neuter of vīllāticus, of a villa or farmstead, from vīlla, country house, farm; see weik- in Indo-European roots.]

village

(ˈvɪlɪdʒ)
n
1. (Human Geography) a small group of houses in a country area, larger than a hamlet
2. (Human Geography) the inhabitants of such a community collectively
3. (Human Geography) an incorporated municipality smaller than a town in various parts of the US and Canada
4. (Biology) a group of habitats of certain animals
5. (Human Geography) NZ a self-contained city area having its own shops, etc
6. (Human Geography) (modifier) of, relating to, or characteristic of a village: a village green.
[C15: from Old French, from ville farm, from Latin: villa]
ˈvillage-ˌlike adj

vil•lage

(ˈvɪl ɪdʒ)

n.
1. a small community or group of houses in a rural area, larger than a hamlet and usu. smaller than a town, sometimes incorporated as a municipality.
2. the inhabitants of such a community collectively.
3. a group of animal dwellings resembling a village.
adj.
4. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a village.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French < Latin villāticum, neuter of villāticus villatic]

Village

 a small group or cluster of burrows of the prairie dog. 18008; a collection of dwelling houses and other buildings, 1386; the occupants of a village, collectively.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.village - a community of people smaller than a townvillage - a community of people smaller than a town
community - a group of people living in a particular local area; "the team is drawn from all parts of the community"
moshav - a cooperative Israeli village or settlement comprised of small farms
2.village - a settlement smaller than a townvillage - a settlement smaller than a town  
settlement - an area where a group of families live together
campong, kampong - a native village in Malaysia
kraal - a village of huts for native Africans in southern Africa; usually surrounded by a stockade
pueblo - a communal village built by Indians in the southwestern United States
3.Village - a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century
Greater New York, New York, New York City - the largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center
Translations
سُكّان القَرْيَهقَرْيَةقَرْيَه
село
vesnicevesnický
landsbylandsby-by
küla
ده
kylä
selo
falu
òorpòorpsbúar
むら
마을
rus
kaimo gyventojas
ciema/ciemata iedzīvotājiciematsciems
sat
dedina
vas
by
kijiji
หมู่บ้าน
köyköy halkıköylülernahiye
làng

village

[ˈvɪlɪdʒ]
A. Npueblo m; (= small) → aldea f, pueblito m (LAm)
B. CPD village church Niglesia f del pueblo
village cricket Ncríquet m pueblerino
village green Nprado m comunal, campo m comunal
village hall Nsala f del pueblo
village idiot Ntonto m del lugar
village life Nla vida rural, la vida de pueblo
village shop, village store Ntienda f del pueblo

village

[ˈvɪlɪdʒ]
nvillage m
modif [atmosphere, life] → villageois(e); [pub, inn, shop, store, elders] → du villagevillage green npré m communalvillage hall n (British)salle f des fêtesvillage idiot nidiot m du village

village

nDorf nt

village

in cpdsDorf-;
village green
nDorfwiese for -anger m
village hall
nGemeindesaal m
village idiot
nDorftrottel m (inf)

village

[ˈvɪlɪdʒ]
1. npaese m, villaggio
2. adj (of a village, villages) → di paese; (local) → del paese
a village inn → una locanda di paese
the village inn → la locanda del paese
the village idiot → lo scemo del villaggio

village

(ˈvilidʒ) noun
1. a group of houses etc which is smaller than a town. They live in a little village; (also adjective) a village school.
2. the people who live in such a group of houses. The whole village turned out to see the celebrations.
ˈvillager noun
a person who lives in a village.

village

قَرْيَة vesnice landsby Dorf χωριό pueblo kylä village selo paese 마을 dorp landsby wieś aldeia, vila деревня by หมู่บ้าน köy làng 村庄
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