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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 Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The village was held by about 400 armed natives, who had killed one native and two European soldiers on the way.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
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.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson