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hamlet

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noun ham·let \ˈham-lət\

Simple Definition of hamlet

  • : a small village

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hamlet

  1. :  a small village

Examples of hamlet in a sentence

  1. <she always longed to return to the quiet hamlet where she had been born>



Origin of hamlet

Middle English, from Anglo-French hamelet, diminutive of ham village, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English hām village, home


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with hamlet


Hamlet

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noun Ham·let \ˈham-lət\

Definition of Hamlet

  1. :  a legendary Danish prince and hero of Shakespeare's play Hamlet



Rhymes with hamlet


HAMLET Defined for Kids

hamlet

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noun ham·let \ˈham-lət\

Definition of hamlet for Students

  1. :  a small village





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