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Meaning of VILLAGE

Pronunciation:  'vilij

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a community of people smaller than a town
  2. [n]  a settlement smaller than a town
  3. [n]  a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century

VILLAGE is a 7 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: Greenwich Village, hamlet, settlement, small town
 See Also: campong, community, community, El Alamein, Greater New York, Jamestown, Jericho, Kampong, kraal, New York, New York City, pueblo, residential area, residential district, settlement



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Vil"lage\ (?; 48), n. [F., fr. L. villaticus belonging
to a country house or villa. See {Villa}, and cf.
A small assemblage of houses in the country, less than a town
or city.

{Village cart}, a kind of two-wheeled pleasure carriage
   without a top.

Syn: {Village}, {Hamlet}, {Town}, {City}.

Usage: In England, a hamlet denotes a collection of houses,
       too small to have a parish church. A village has a
       church, but no market. A town has both a market and a
       church or churches. A city is, in the legal sense, an
       incorporated borough town, which is, or has been, the
       place of a bishop's see. In the United States these
       distinctions do not hold.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are in a village, represents restrictions. It may also indicate that you are unsophisticated, but well-balanced. Alternatively, it means community, simplicity, and tradition.