An example of village used as an adjective is in the phrase "village doctor," which means a doctor who serves the residents of that area.
An example of a village is a small area of homes and businesses.
A prairie dog village.
Other Word Forms
Origin of village
- Middle English from Old French from Latin vīllāticum farmstead from neuter of vīllāticus of a villa or farmstead from vīlla country house, farm weik-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition