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A group of houses in the country. Also: A community of people smaller than a town.

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Usage examples (36)
  • Just as the bee takes the nectar and leaves without damaging the color or scent of the flowers, so should the sage act in a village.
  • A Potemkin village is "something that appears elaborate and impressive but in actual fact lacks substance."
  • Or in my walks at night-time when the village is at rest.
  • Also, the orphan population in the village is astronomical.
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