village community



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.

Nearby words

  1. villa-lobos, heitor,
  2. villach,
  3. villadom,
  4. village,
  5. village college,
  6. villager,
  7. villagery,
  8. villagization,
  9. villahermosa,
  10. villain Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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