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Synonyms for village

a community of people smaller than a town

a settlement smaller than a town

a mainly residential district of Manhattan

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Kaviri did as he was bid, and in an instant the entire population of the village came forth, their wide and frightened eyes rolling from one to another of the savage creatures that wandered about the village street.
The moment that he had won their attention he raised his voice to the shriller and more hideous scream of the beast he personated, and then, scarce stirring a leaf in his descent, dropped to the ground once again outside the palisade, and, with the speed of a deer, ran quickly round to the village gate.
Well, then, you must know," continued the young man, "this morning that famous student-shepherd called Chrysostom died, and it is rumoured that he died of love for that devil of a village girl the daughter of Guillermo the Rich, she that wanders about the wolds here in the dress of a shepherdess.
And he has also left other directions which the clergy of the village say should not and must not be obeyed because they savour of paganism.
Said Mang, "The village of the Man-Pack, where they cast out the Man-cub, hums like a hornet's nest.
He said that the Red Flower blossomed at the gate of the village, and men sat about it carrying guns.
The man stared, and ran back up the one street of the village shouting for the priest, who was a big, fat man dressed in white, with a red and yellow mark on his forehead.
So it was that now, as he cautiously approached the village of Mbonga, he was quite prepared either to kill or be killed should he be discovered.
He came on behalf of his companions, to arrange the manner of making their entrance into the village and of receiving the chiefs; for everything of the kind is a matter of grave ceremonial among the Indians.
The man looked at him, looked at the village in the hollow, at the mill, and at the prison on the crag.
Martha, faithful still, had placed her hand in that of her lover, and accompanied him to the Shaker village.
Balashev looked around him, awaiting the arrival of an officer from the village.
One afternoon, near the end of the first summer, when I went to the village to get a shoe from the cobbler's, I was seized and put into jail, because, as I have elsewhere related, I did not pay a tax to, or recognize the authority of, the State which buys and sells men, women, and children, like cattle, at the door of its senate-house.
There was nothing in all the village he could not have had for the asking.
Now they were closer to his village than they had been for years, yet safe enough from discovery owing to the uninhabited nature of the intervening jungle and the fear and enmity of Kovudoo's people for The Sheik, who, in time past, had raided and all but exterminated the tribe.