Definition of village
1a : a settlement usually larger than a hamlet and smaller than a townb : an incorporated minor municipality
2 : the residents of a village
3 : something (as an aggregation of burrows or nests) suggesting a village
4 : a territorial area having the status of a village especially as a unit of local government
Examples of village in a sentence
Entire villages come to see the parade.
we stayed in a charming bed-and-breakfast in a lakeside village
Origin and Etymology of village
Middle English, from Anglo-French vilage, from vil manorial estate, farmstead, from Latin villa
First Known Use: 14th century
VILLAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of village for English Language Learners
: a small town in the country
: the people who live in a village
VILLAGE Defined for Kids
Definition of village for Students
1 : a place where people live that is usually smaller than a town
2 : the people living in a village The entire village turned out for the parade.
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