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noun as in small village


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The statues did not spring up organically in towns and hamlets across the South after the Confederacy’s capitulation in the Civil War.

Seeking confirmation of the crime, Hamlet engages in a game of cat-and-mouse with his uncle, in which both Hamlet’s presumed future bride Ophelia and her brother Laertes become unwitting pawns.

As a child of immigrants, I was proud to witness these moments, and Hamlet’s service to the industry continues to set an example for all of us, but especially people of color such as myself.

Those who would like to help support Hamlet’s family during this difficult time can do so via the GoFundMe campaign organized by his close friend and fellow community member Lily Ray.

The letter invited affected parties to a meeting in the hamlet of Myrtle Creek, 12 miles from Gow’s ranch.

We stop, finally, in Kandigal, a tiny hamlet that straddles the river at the mouth of the Korengal Valley.

The same thing happens when her mute daughter, the sweet Kattrin, is shot as she tries to warn a hamlet of impending slaughter.

Hell, James left the entire league in a holding pattern whilst he pondered his future, Hamlet-like.

Hamlet refused to accept that heroism was his destiny, because of the behavior it required.

This 1964 performance was a stage production of Hamlet, but filmed in front of a live audience.

An Irish clergyman insisted that it was the little hamlet of Auburn, in the county of Westmeath.

At least I think so now; and, as Hamlet says, “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”

Gone, too, is the hamlet of Garratt, whose mock elections of a Mayor caused such convivial excitement a century ago.

The advancing sand gradually crept into the hamlet, and in the course of a decade dispossessed the people by burying their houses.

In time the summit of the church spire disappeared from view, and for many years thereafter all trace of the hamlet was lost.

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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hamlet, such as: community, crossroads, district, suburb, and small-town.

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