village village  /ˈvɪ lədʒ/


  1. (n) a community of people smaller than a town
  2. (n) a settlement smaller than a town
  3. (n) a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century


  1. Village by village, Mexico is hollowing out.
  2. A village woman's harrowing tale of violence and obstruction of justice reveals the limits to China's battle against corrupt officials across the land.
  3. The aid worker who has led us to the village shakes his head sadly and says no.


  1. Village of Pinehurst prepares for US Open golf tournament

    he Village of Pinehurst welcomes visitors from all over the country year round, from golfers, to people just wanting to see the beautiful Sandhills. So next year when over 40,000 people are expected daily for the U.S. Open Golf tournaments, the local stores and restaurants hope those visitors will stop in.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: News 14 Carolina

  2. Village of Lemont to promote assistant administrator to top administrator

    LEMONT – The village of Lemont is promoting Assistant Village Administrator George Schafer to village administrator, effective July 1. Schafer is replacing Ben Wehmeier, who is leaving for a job in Wisconsin.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Huntley Farmside

  3. Village Trustee Challenges Mayor in Brockport

    With local village elections less than a week away, YNN brings you a profile of one of the area's most closely-watched campaigns; the race for mayor in the Village of Brockport.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: YNN Rochester

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  1. "To all other peoples and governments who are watching today," Obama said, "from the grandest capitals to the small village where my father was born, know that America is a friend of each nation and every man, woman and child who seeks a...
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Austin American-Statesman

  2. "My concern is that this village that has stood for hundreds of years would be destroyed simply because I happened to have lived there for the last six years. I told my neighbors that I would do what they wanted. And it seemed that they didn't want...
    on Jun 22, 2007 By: George Clooney Source: Washington Post

  3. "As 9/11 showed, if we abandon our fellow human beings to lives of poverty, brutality and ignorance in today's global village, their misery will eventually and inevitably become our own," Harper told a special joint sitting of the House of...
    on Sep 10, 2007 By: Stephen Harper Source: International Herald Tribune

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