Greenwich Village definition by Webster's New World
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section of New York City, on the lower west side of Manhattan: noted as a center for artists, writers, etc.: formerly a village
Greenwich Village definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A mainly residential section of lower Manhattan in New York City. Settled during colonial times, the area began to attract notice as an artists' and writers' community after 1910.