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noun as in small town

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Locals feared that no tourists would ever return to the village.

From Ozy

The U-pick apple farm and maker of Brooklyn Cider House cider sits just outside the small village of New Paltz, New York, about 80 miles north of New York City and halfway to Albany.

From Eater

The declaration has led the Department of Justice to promise more than $52 million in federal funding for public safety in Alaska villages.

It is also providing people with more information about exactly how far the water is likely to rise in their specific village or area at specific times, based on the Google forecast.

From Fortune

Many people trekked on foot back to their home villages hundreds of miles away, contributing to the spread of the coronavirus across the country.

From Fortune

On the southern side of the JSA, there is a village called Daeseong-dong (대성동).

To the Republic of Korea and United States military personnel stationed in the JSA, it is known as Propaganda Village.

On the northern side of the Joint Security Area between North and South Korea, there is a village called Kijong-dong (기정동).

To the ROK and U.S. soldiers stationed in the JSA, it is unironically referred to as Freedom Village.

Back in Iran, he once got word that the Iranians were going to raid a village where his men were stationed.

The village was held by about 400 armed natives, who had killed one native and two European soldiers on the way.

The village organist had distinguished himself by his florid rendering of the Wedding March.

The bells were clashing merrily from the village spire as the party passed out of the church porch.

And now everybody turned out with a feeling of intense relief to witness the rejoicings on the village green.

However, as the spring began in the very heart of the village, they could not take it without destroying the village.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to village, such as: center, suburb, crossroads, and hamlet.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.