village
1. [ noun ] (sociology) a community of people smaller than a town
Synonyms: small_town settlement
Related terms: community moshav
2. [ noun ] (geography) a settlement smaller than a town
Synonyms: hamlet
Related terms: settlement pueblo kraal Jericho el_alamein jamestown Kampong
3. [ noun ] (housing,geography) a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century
Synonyms: Greenwich_Village
Related terms: residential_district New_York
Similar spelling:   Viles
  Violaceae