Meaning of “village” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈvɪlɪdʒ/
Extra Examples
The village was perched on the side of a mountain.They live in a small village near the Danish border.The character of the village has changed since the road was built.Heavy rain has swamped many villages in the region.The village is so small that its entire length could be walked in 15 minutes.

A1 a place where people live in the countryside that includes buildings such as shops and a school but which is smaller than a town:

She lives in a small village outside Oxford.
a village shop

(Definition of “village” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)