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  • n. a patch of land at the centre of a village that is open to the public at all times.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a village park consisting of a plot of grassy land


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  • We like to fancy Jane attending service in the fine old church on the village green or, perhaps, climbing Wrotham hill to trace the line of the old Pilgrims 'route as it winds along the valley marked by its dark yew trees.

    Jane Austen: Her Homes and Her Friends

  • The statue on the village green was of a guy called Caspar Teale who’d done something or other about a hundred years ago.

    Killing Floor

  • The little village green with the statue of old Caspar Teale was ahead.

    Killing Floor

  • As Mr Campion and the Pagets walked down the gravelled drive and passed over the tiny village green where the pump stood to the Dower House they talked gravely.

    Mystery Mile

  • We jinked around the village green with the statue of Caspar Teale.

    Killing Floor


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