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hamlet


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hamlet  \Ham"let\,  n.  [OWE.  hamelet,  OF  hamelet,  dim.  of  hamel, 
  F.  hameau  LL  hamellum  a  dim.  of  German  origin;  cf  G.  heim 
  home.  [root]220.  See  {Home}.] 
  A  small  village;  a  little  cluster  of  houses  in  the  country. 
 
  The  country  wasted,  and  the  hamlets  burned.  --Dryden. 
 
  Syn:  Village;  neighborhood.  See  {Village}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hamlet 
  n  1:  a  community  of  people  smaller  than  a  village  [syn:  {crossroads}] 
  2:  a  settlement  smaller  than  a  town  [syn:  {village}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Hamlet,  IN  (town,  FIPS  30708) 
  Location:  41.37849  N,  86.58317  W 
  Population  (1990):  789  (308  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  46532 
  Hamlet,  NC  (city,  FIPS  29160) 
  Location:  34.88959  N,  79.70932  W 
  Population  (1990):  6196  (2687  housing  units) 
  Area:  10.7  sq  km  (land),  0.2  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  28345 
  Hamlet,  ND 
  Zip  code(s):  58795 
  Hamlet,  NE  (village,  FIPS  20750) 
  Location:  40.38443  N,  101.23490  W 
  Population  (1990):  60  (46  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  69031 




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