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  • n. Plural form of hamlet.

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Examples

  • You do understand that every tax invented by even the smallest of fiefdoms and hamlets is collected at gun point, right?

    The health care debate and other economic crimes looked at another way

  • The idea behind "8 residences per acre" was to encourage new ideas and options for home-ownership in hamlets like Varna.

    Living in Dryden: Density and Water

  • Some had rotted in battle field, food for vultures; others had died of malaria in Greek hamlets, without one friend to close their eyes, or one hand to proffer the cooling draught to quench the dying thirst; -- two were missing -- had perhaps been murdered by the peasants; -- and five only remained, greatly disheartened, cursing the nation, and their own individual folly.

    A Love Story

  • Brookes, widow of John Brookes, husbandman, lately deceased, at seventy-five pounds per annum, situate and being in Whittley, commonly called the hamlets of Whittley, in the parish of St. Giles in Reading, in the county of Berks, to have and to hold the same to him and his heirs for ever.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. I.

  • The hamlets are a group of colourful coral reef fish found throughout the Caribbean.

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  • I need not say that these orders extended only to such places as were within the lord mayor's jurisdiction; so it is requisite to observe that the justices of the peace, within those parishes, and those places called the hamlets and out-parts, took the same method: as I remember, the orders for shutting up of houses did not take place so soon on our side, because, as I said before, the plague did not reach the eastern parts of the town, at least not begin to be very violent, till the beginning of August.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 12

  • a mere holiday diversion; while the appeasing of the demons at their village shrines and under old trees in their hamlets is the most serious concern of their life.

    India's Problem, Krishna or Christ

  • - is only the latest wave of migrants to pass through Brick Lane and adjacent "hamlets" as the council's own name notes.

    The Guardian World News

  • Begun in November 1968, the intensive, three-month effort aimed to establish security in as many hamlets and villages as possible, as well as creating local governments loyal to Saigon.

    Between War and Peace

  • The South Vietnamese government renewed pacification programs in the countryside and rapidly spread their territorial forces into small outposts in hamlets and villages.

    Between War and Peace

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