Village

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Village Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a community of people smaller than a town
  • a settlement smaller than a town
  • a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village'' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century

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  • a community of people smaller than a town ,
  • a settlement smaller than a town ,
  • a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century

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Village Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A village is a place where people live, normally in the countryside. It is usually larger than a hamlet and smaller than a town or city. In some places, it may be a kind of local government.

In the past, villages were where most people lived. After the Industrial Revolution, when people started making a lot of things in factories, people lived more in towns. Moving to towns is called urbanization.



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* From this day forward, the millions of our schoolchildren will daily proclaim in every city and town, every village and rural schoolhouse, the dedication of our nation and our people to the Almighty. (On signing law for inclusion of the words 'under God' in the Pledge of Allegiance, 14 Jun 54) - Dwight D Eisenhower

* If you would be known, and not know, vegetate in a village If you would know, and not be known, live in a city. - Charles Caleb Colton

* The shades of night were falling fast,As though an Alpine village passedA youth, who bore, 'mid snow and ice,A banner with the strange device,ExcelsiorHis brow was sad his eye beneath,Flashed like a falchion from its sheath,And like a silver clarion rungThe accents of that unknown tongue,Excelsior - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


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