village community

  1. an early form of community organization in which land belonged to the village, the arable land being allotted to the members or households of the community by more or less permanent arrangements and the waste or excess land remaining undivided.

Words Nearby village community Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use village community in a sentence

  • So local village communities are coming together to repair canals, clear silt, plant small forests and clean lakes, reviving long-ignored water bodies that historically supported communities across the region.

    Fun: A River Runs Through It | Sean Culligan | June 4, 2021 | Ozy
  • The state, in distinction from the kinship group or the village community, was organized for power and profit.

    The Ethics of Coperation | James Hayden Tufts
  • They were not members of a German free village community, for they were tenants of a manor when they made their surrenders.

  • First as to the whole territory or ager occupied by the village community or township.

  • This is the markgenossenschaft, the village community of the West.

    Ancient Society | Lewis Henry Morgan
  • The panchayet was a natural out-growth of our ancient village community!

    Chitta Ranjan | Sukumar Ranjan Das