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Definition of "hamlet" []

  • A small village. (noun)
  • A small village or group of houses (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (in Britain) a village without its own church (noun)

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Use "hamlet" in a sentence
  • "Based on the Victorian-era writings of Elizabeth Gaskell about a village in 1840s England on the brink of change, this three-part mini-series tells the story of a woman who moves to the title hamlet to live with her two spinster friends."
  • "I saw Hamlet several imes in theaters, real heaters, not movies one, as well as an old black and white movie version of it and i can tell you that Mel Gbsons incarnation of hamlet is the very best ever made .. which nobody believed he could at first .. being an aussie and all that .. lol surprise!"
  • "The picturesque hamlet is actually a community of geniuses assembled by the government to conduct top-secret research."