village vs town
- a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century
Under this arrangement, the men of each village were organized into ‘tithings ' and expected to answer for each other's good behaviour.
Imagine an anthropologist visiting a remote tribal village to study its inhabitants.
It is the final guard against nationalistic states that sought the betterment of their people first and foremost and not that of some hypothetical global village or for the internationalistic elite.
- United States architect who was noted for his design and construction of truss bridges (1784-1844)
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.
By then, the town had been well-fortified and withstood a siege of nine weeks before the Mexicans were forced to surrender from starvation.