Global-village definition

The world regarded as having become a single community by the effects of mass media, rapid travel, etc.
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The world considered as a single community in which telecommunications link the inhabitants together.
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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.

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The world as a single community of interdependent inhabitants who are interconnected by contemporary technology, especially television and the World Wide Web.
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(1) A term coined by Marshall McLuhan who envisioned the world interconnected via electronic communications.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
global-village
Plural:
global villages

Origin of global-village

  • Coined by Marshall McLuhan circa 1964.

    From Wiktionary