village Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "village" - English Dictionary

See all translations

villagenoun

uk   us   /ˈvɪl.ɪdʒ/
A1 [C] a group of houses and other buildings that is smaller than a town, usually in the countryside: a fishing village a mountain village a village shop a village green (= an area of grass in the middle of a village) Many people come from the outlying/surrounding villages to work in the town. [C usually singular, + sing/pl verb] all the people who live in a village: The village is/are campaigning for a by-pass to be built.
More examples
Translations of “village”
in Arabic قَرْية…
in Korean 마을…
in Malaysian kampung, penduduk kampung…
in French (du) village, village…
in Turkish köy…
in Italian villaggio, paese…
in Chinese (Traditional) 村莊, 村子, 全體村民…
in Russian деревня…
in Polish wieś, wioska…
in Vietnamese ngôi làng, dân làng…
in Spanish pueblo…
in Portuguese povoado, vila, lugarejo…
in Thai หมู่บ้าน, ชุมชน…
in German das Dorf, Dorf-……
in Catalan poble, llogarret…
in Japanese 村…
in Indonesian desa, penduduk desa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 村庄, 村子, 全体村民…
(Definition of village from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of village?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “village”

Definitions of “village” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
field event

a sports event in which athletes take part one after the other rather than racing or competing together

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More