town vs village

Town

Definitions

noun

  1. United States architect who was noted for his design and construction of truss bridges (1784-1844)

Examples

There’s a town on the central coast of British Columbia called Bella Coola, B.C. that could probably use a little attention right now.

Which is stupid, considering the drivers around here A: Don't normally stop for people and in fact have been caught trying to sneak ~around~ them and B: I've been nicked several times and almost hit three times different instances last summer attempting to obey the biking laws, none of those for mistakes on my part as I've been scared shitless at the lack of aware driving that's crept over my town.

In 2005, the Mugabe government launched what it called a slum clearance scheme, that bulldozed major shantytowns, brutally displacing hundreds of thousands of people.

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Village

Definitions

noun

  1. a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century

Examples

Imagine an anthropologist visiting a remote tribal village to study its inhabitants.

Most choose to buy in more affordable villages a little way away.

They were close to a little village which the English called Agincourt, and, though that is not quite its right name, it is what we have called the battle ever since.

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