Definition of Hamlet

1. Noun. A community of people smaller than a village.

Exact synonyms: Crossroads
Generic synonyms: Community



2. Noun. The hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who hoped to avenge the murder of his father.

3. Noun. A settlement smaller than a town.
Exact synonyms: Village
Generic synonyms: Settlement
Specialized synonyms: Campong, Kampong, Kraal, Pueblo
Specialized synonyms: Cheddar, Sealyham, El Alamein, Jericho, Jamestown, Chancellorsville, Spotsylvania, Yorktown

Definition of Hamlet

1. n. A small village; a little cluster of houses in the country.

Definition of Hamlet

1. Proper noun. The eponymous main character of Shakespeare's play. ¹

2. Noun. A small village or a group of houses. ¹

3. Noun. (British) A village that does not have its own church. ¹

4. Noun. Any of the fish of the genus ''Hypoplectrus'' in the family ''Serranidae''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hamlet

1. a small town [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hamlet

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Literary usage of Hamlet

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1. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1864)
"The Tragedy of hamlet, as it is acted , at the l>uke of York's Theatre. ... hamlet, an Opera, as it ii performed at the Haymarket. Lond. 1712, Hvo. ..."

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