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Some articles on villages, village:

Woolstone, Milton Keynes
... Great Woolstone and Little Woolstone are two historic villages in modern Milton Keynes, ceremonial Buckinghamshire now called jointly Woolstone or The Woolstones and forming ... Until shortly after the turn of the 19th century, the villages were named Woolstone Magna (Great Woolstone) and Woolstone Parva (Little Woolstone) ... The land between the two villages is now occupied by the village cricket green ...
Vágar - Villages
... Vágar has three large villages and three small ones, but a hundred years ago there were seven ... It is also a historic village and was home to Beinta Broberg, a clergyman’s wife who was dubbed “Wicked Beinta” ... The farmhouse, Kálvalíð to the north is the oldest house in the village and possibly in the Faroe Islands too ...
Dearne Valley
... towns of Wombwell, Wath-upon-Dearne, Swinton, Conisbrough and Mexborough, the large villages of Ardsley, Bolton on Dearne, Goldthorpe, Thurnscoe, Darfield, Stairfoot. 207,726, however this region includes Barnsley and certain other smaller towns and villages that might not historically have considered themselves a part of the ...
Duwamish Tribe - History - Before White Settlement - Society
... Each village had one or more cedar plank longhouse (khwaac'ál'al or syúdəbàl?txʷ) containing extended families in a social structure that foreshadowed cohousing of today ... Villages were usually located facing a beach and body of water or river navigable by canoe, near a creek and drinking water source ... Beyond the diffuse villages and anthropogenic grasslands, most land was heavily forested ...
Vitsa - History
... The establishment of the village of Vitsa is referred to in other documents from 1321 to 1361, under the name of Vezitsa ... The village is divided by a chasm in two districts that were once different villages called Ano Vitsa and Kato Vitsa (Upper and Lower Vitsa) ... These two villages were always considered, along with Monodendri, as more or less one village, due to their small distance ...

Famous quotes containing the word villages:

    Ezra Pound still lives in a village and his world is a kind of village and people keep explaining things when they live in a village.... I have come not to mind if certain people live in villages and some of my friends still appear to live in villages and a village can be cozy as well as intuitive but must one really keep perpetually explaining and elucidating?
    Gertrude Stein (1874–1946)

    Remember the rights of the savage, as we call him. Remember that the happiness of his humble home, remember that the sanctity of life in the hill villages of Afghanistan, among the winter snows, is as inviolable in the eye of Almighty God, as can be your own.
    —W.E. (William Ewart)

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    Kenneth Grahame (1859–1932)