hamlet

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noun ham·let \ˈham-lət\

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 and Etymology 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


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

1601

First Known Use of hamlet

1601


HAMLET Defined for English Language Learners

hamlet

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noun ham·let \ˈham-lət\

Definition of hamlet for English Language Learners

  • : a small village


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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