What is VILLAGE?

Any small assemblage of houses for dwellings or business, or both, in the country, whether they are situated upon regularly laid out streets and alleys or not constitutes a village. Hebert v. Lavalle, 27 111. 448. In some states, this is the legal description of a class of municipal corporations of smaller population than “cities” and having a simpler form of government, and corresponding to “towns” and “boroughs,” as these terms are employed elsewhere.

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