- The definition of a global village is the idea that people are connected by easy travel, mass media and electronic communications, and have become a single community.
An example of the global village is all the combined societies throughout the world.
Coined by Marshall McLuhan circa 1964.
global village - Computer Definition
(1) A term coined by Marshall McLuhan who envisioned the world interconnected via electronic communications.
(2) (Global Village Communications, Inc.) A manufacturer of communications products for the Macintosh and Windows PCs founded in 1989. In 2000, it was acquired by Zoom Telephonics Inc.