ADJ. big, large | global Technology has turned the world into a global village. | little, small, tiny | ancient, old | attractive, beautiful, picturesque, pretty | quiet | nearby, neighbouring, surrounding The flood affected the town and surrounding villages. | outlying, remote, scattered | country, rural | coastal, seaside | deserted | home, native She married a man from her home village. | agricultural, farming, fishing, holiday, mining
VILLAGE + NOUN community, life | church, green, hall, pub, school, shop, street | centre
PREP. in a/the ~ They live in a farming village. | outside a/the ~ Our cottage is just outside the village.
PHRASES the centre/middle of the village, the edge/outskirts of the village