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Village

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A poem by Crabbe, published 1783.

The poet contrasts the cruel realities of country life with the Arcadian pastoral favoured by poets. He was assisted in the writing of the work...

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village

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 6 words.

a Potemkin village: see Potemkin.

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village

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 14 words.

noun (also Village) (also Australian) a suburban shopping centre. See also māori village.

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villages

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 71 words.

Although not easy to differentiate the terms ‘village’, ‘town’, and ‘city’ in the Bible (*Bethlehem is both a

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villages

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 71 words.

Although not easy to differentiate the terms ‘village’, ‘town’, and ‘city’ in the Bible (Bethlehem is both a city

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Villages

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History

January 2010; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 4538 words.

Villages formed in Asia about 11,000 years ago when humans first adopted agriculture. These “primary communities” have since fostered social, technological, and economic...

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village

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

A rural settlement that is much smaller than a town. Sometimes used to refer to local centres within a city, that were previously separate villages.

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Village

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 145 words.

Formed in August 1968, Village was led by organist/vocalist Pete Bardens (b. Peter Bardens, 19 June 1945, Westminster, London, England,

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Village

Élisabeth Zadora-Rio.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 659 words.

The medieval village was long considered the direct heir to the Gallo-Roman villa. Archaeology has swept away this hypothesis

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Villages

Edited by Julia Harding.

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2006; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 54 words.

common suffix of an appellation contrôlée name for a French wine. Generally speaking, an X-Villages wine must be made from

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Village

Kai Erikson.

in The Sociologist's Eye

August 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 7964 words.

This chapter focuses on one location where people have spent their lives —the village—paying particular attention to the ways of life that have emerged there. What we have been calling “the...

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Village

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Formed in August 1968, Village was led by organist/vocalist Pete Bardens (b. Peter Bardens, 19 June 1945, Westminster, London, England, d. 22 January 2002, Malibu, California, USA),...

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Villages

Edited by Jancis Robinson.

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 54 words.

common suffix of an appellation contrôlée name for a French wine. Generally speaking, an X-Villages wine must be made from one or several of a selection of communes whose produce is known...

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village adj

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

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deserted village

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 45 words.

A derelict village site. Most English deserted villages were abandoned in the late Middle Ages, and traces—building lines, lumps of

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urban village

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

A residential area of the city containing a cluster of individuals of similar culture and/or interests. Ghazali (2003) Area 35, 2 notes that many rural villages in Malaysia have been...

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Village Community

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(κοινότης του̑ χωρίου), a fiscal and legal unit made up of landowners usually living in a single village. It was once commonly believed that the origin of the Byz. village ...

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village greens

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

The term ‘village green’ conjures up an image of Merrie England or the green at Auburn in Goldsmith's The Deserted Village. However, the reality is more prosaic. The term ‘town ...

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Whiteley Village

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 24 words.

Named after William Whiteley (of Whiteley's Stores in London) who had this model village with almshouses built in the early

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Talbot Village

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 19 words.

model village built in the 1860s and named after the local landowners, the two Talbot sisters.

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Thankful villages

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 47 words.

Those villages in England where all the men who went off to fight in the First World War came back

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