Origin of village
Definition for village (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for village
On the southern side of the JSA, there is a village called Daeseong-dong (대성동).
On the northern side of the Joint Security Area between North and South Korea, there is a village called Kijong-dong (기정동).
Back in Iran, he once got word that the Iranians were going to raid a village where his men were stationed.
In the weeks following the Sept. 9, car bombing at the Iranian base, Iran raided a village in the Pakistani district of Chagai.
In this smaller town, there are only five families, the village chief says.
The dog on the roof barked viciously, then all the dogs in the village barked.The Red Cross in Peace and War|Clara Barton
There's a village not far off, I suppose—you can generally buy wool at a village shop.'Nurse Heatherdale's Story|Mary Louisa Molesworth
If not we'll walk to that village with the church over there and see if we can get something on wheels to pursue August with.The Adventures of Elizabeth in Rgen|Elizabeth von Arnim
The Bhīls worship the ordinary Hindu deities and the village godlings of the locality.The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India|R. V. Russell
Jimmy, guided by Beth, swept along the village street, charged the short hill to the vicarage gate and pulled up before the door.The Smuggler's Cave|George A. Birmingham
British Dictionary definitions for village
Word Origin for village
Word Origin and History for village
late 14c., "inhabited place larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town," from Old French village "houses and other buildings in a group" (usually smaller than a town), from Latin villaticum "farmstead" (with outbuildings), noun use of neuter singular of villaticus "having to do with a farmstead or villa," from villa "country house" (see villa). Village idiot is recorded from 1907.