VILLAGE (vi-lij)

DEFINITION

a : a settlement usually larger than a hamlet and smaller than a town

b : an incorporated minor municipality

c : the residents of a village

d : something (as an aggregation of burrows or nests) suggesting a village

PARK (pärk)

DEFINITION

a : an enclosed piece of ground stocked with game and held by royal prescription or grant

b : a tract of land that often includes lawns, woodland, and pasture attached to a country house and is used as a game preserve and for recreation

c : a piece of ground in or near a city or town kept for ornament and recreation

GARDEN (gär-dn)

DEFINITION

a : a plot of ground where herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables are cultivated

b : a rich well-cultivated region

c : a container (as a window box) planted with usually a variety of small plants

d : a public recreation area or park usually ornamented with plants and trees <a botanical garden>