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villages, plural;
  1. A group of houses and associated buildings, larger than a hamlet and smaller than a town, situated in a rural area

  2. A self-contained district or community within a town or city, regarded as having features characteristic of village life
    • - the Olympic village
  3. (in the US) A small municipality with limited corporate powers


  1. a community of people smaller than a town
  2. Greenwich Village: a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century
  3. A village is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet with the population ranging from a few hundred to a few thousands (sometimes tens of thousands), Though often located in rural areas, the term urban village is also applied to certain urban neighbourhoods, such as the ...
  4. The village in China serves as a fundamental organizational unit for its rural population (census, mail system). Basic local divisions like neighborhoods and communities are not informal like in the West, but have defined boundaries and designated heads (one per area). ...
  5. The primary political subdivisions and administrative divisions of Connecticut are its 169 towns, some of which are called cities."The Relationship Between State and Local Government," page 22 in , The League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc., 2003. Accessed January 31, 2010
  6. Mafia (also known as Werewolf or Assassin) is a party game modeling a battle between an informed minority and an uninformed majority. Players are secretly assigned roles: either "mafia", who know each other; or "townspeople", who know only the number of mafia amongst them. ...
  7. An administrative village (kelurahan, desa) is the lowest level of government administration in Indonesia. It could be a village or a kelurahan. A village is headed by a village chief (kepala desa), which is elected by popular vote. A kelurahan is headed by a lurah. ...
  8. A is a local administrative unit in Japan.
  9. Village is an Irish current affairs magazine founded by Vincent Browne. It was launched in October 2004 and was published weekly. In January 2007, it was announced that Village Magazine would be published monthly. On August 29, 2008, it was announced it would cease publication.
  10. This is a list of villages in Massachusetts, arranged alphabetically.
  11. The administrative divisions of New York are the various units of government that provide local government services in the state of New York. The state has four multi-purpose municipal corporations that provide most local government services, namely: counties, cities, towns, and villages. ...
  12. a rural habitation of size between a hamlet and a town; a planned community such as a retirement community or shopping district
  13. (Villages) (Jdg 5:7, Jdg 5:11). The Hebrew word thus rendered (perazon) means habitations in the open country, unwalled villages (Deu 3:5; Sa1 6:18). Others, however, following the LXX. and the Vulgate versions, render the word "rulers."
  14. To dream that you are in a village, denotes that you will enjoy good health and find yourself fortunately provided for. To revisit the village home of your youth, denotes that you will have pleasant surprises in store and favorable news from absent friends. ...
  15. Replaced production brigades (q.v.) from 1982 to 1985 as the lowest-level semiofficial government entity. They provide bureaucratic coordination, and welfare payments and settle disputes. Party branches are usually organized at the village level.
  16. a settlement with moderate population levels and seasonal fluctuations. Access to basic services. Sewer connections vary. Moderate to high levels of holiday home ownership in settlements closer to Melbourne or regional centres.
  17. A collection of rural households linked by culture, custom, and association with the land.
  18. Each site in Minnesota is located in a rural area on a lake with beachfront and woods. When we refer to the site location, we use the name of the nearest town, which helps when you are looking for directions: Bemidji, Hackensack, Cass Lake. ...
  19. typically is a large residential area with more than 50 contemporary rooms. Villages must have functioned as distinct social entities, and in many cases they were sufficiently large to have been single communities as well. ...
  20. Our more period sounding word to refer to the site. The MRF village does not have a name.
  21. A human settlement (habitat) that is characterized by small population, low population density, and social simplicity (eg homogeneity, little division of labour). ...
  22. This is a planned development in the form of a traditional community with very sharp borders with surrounding agricultural land or conservation or preservation areas. The village is a mixed use development that shall contain residential, local service commercial, and businesses. ...
  23. The global community of dedicated individuals who advocate for marriage in partnership or as part of SYMC's ongoing work.
  24. Any small assemblage of houses less than a town.
  25. A place with 1,000 or more inhabitants that has not been incorporated as a town