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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 vil·lage /ˈvɪlɪʤ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vil·lage n.  A small assemblage of houses in the country, less than a town or city.
 Village cart, a kind of two-wheeled pleasure carriage without a top.
 Syn: -- Village, Hamlet, Town, City.
 Usage: In England, a hamlet denotes a collection of houses, too small to have a parish church. A village has a church, but no market. A town has both a market and a church or churches. A city is, in the legal sense, an incorporated borough town, which is, or has been, the place of a bishop's see. In the United States these distinctions do not hold.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a community of people smaller than a town [syn: small town,
      2: a settlement smaller than a town [syn: hamlet]
      3: a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village'
         became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th
         century [syn: Greenwich Village]