Definition of Greenwich Village
1. Noun. A mainly residential district of Manhattan; 'the Village' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century.
Generic synonyms: Community, Residential Area, Residential District
Group relationships: Greater New York, New York, New York City
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Literary usage of Greenwich Village
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Int Studio 5S:155-62 My '16 Greenwich village. See New York (city)—Description Greenwood, Ellen Our neighbors and the telephone. ..."
2. In Old New York by Thomas Allibone Janvier (1894)
"Greenwich Village N the resolute spirit of another Andorra, the village of Greenwich maintains its independence in the very midst of the city of New ..."
3. Wage-earners' Budgets: A Study of Standards and Cost of Living in New York City by Louise Bolard More (1907)
"... CHAPTER II "Greenwich Village "—THE NEIGHBORHOOD No part of the City of New York has so good a claim to antiquity as Greenwich Village. ..."
4. The New York of the Novelists by Arthur Bartlett Maurice (1917)
"In "Aunt Eliza's Triumph" Mr. Townsend took us to Greenwich Village, Aunt Eliza living in a house on Bank Street. In the changing city to-day there are few ..."
5. The American Metropolis: From Knickerbocker Days to the Present Time; New by Frank Moss (1897)
"... NINTH WARD: Greenwich Village Our last Trip from the Fort—Up the West Side—Immigrants —^Strange Faces and Tongues—Turks, Syrians and Arabians—Old Time ..."
6. Last Days of Knickerbocker Life in New York by Abram Child Dayton (1896)
"... Brewer's stables — Sol Kipp of Kipp and Brown — His benevolence and popularity in Greenwich village — He fights construction of Eighth Avenue Railroad ..."