A small assemblage of houses in the country, less than a town or city.
or town Translating Old English tun, town. The later distinction between a small village and a large town was not yet in use in 1086 villa
a community of people smaller than a town
a settlement smaller than a town
a general purpose municipal corporation formed voluntarily by the residents of an area in one or more towns to provide themselves with municipal services
an incorporated area of a town
an incorporated area, usually, but not always, within a single town
a small community not quite a town and a hundred years away from becoming a city
a small town or community
villa Village; but the same Latin word was sometimes used for a larger village or a town.
a very small town