Village vs Bannockburn - What's the difference?

village | bannockburn |

As a noun village

is a rural habitation of size between a hamlet and a town.

As a proper noun bannockburn is

a village near stirling in scotland.



(en noun)
  • A rural habitation of size between a hamlet and a town.
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  • (British) A rural habitation that has a church, but no market.
  • (Australia) A planned community such as a retirement community or shopping district.
  • Derived terms

    * eco-village * global village * Olympic village * Potemkin village * village bicycle * village bike * village cart * village green * village idiot * villager


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    Proper noun

    (wikipedia Bannockburn) (en proper noun)
  • A village near Stirling in Scotland
  • A battle important in Scotland's struggle for independence