1. Groupe d'habitations.
Unit of local government in the UK from the 8th century until 1974, when it continued as an honorary status granted by royal charter to a district council, entitling its leader to the title of mayor.
1. An English town that forms the constituency of a member of Parliament.
2. One of the administrative divisions of a large city.
Colloquial American term for a town
ETYM Old Eng. hamelet, Old Fren. hamelet, dim. of hamel, French hameau, Late Lat. hamellum, a dim. of German origin; cf. German heim home. Related to Home.
A community of people smaller than a village; SYN. crossroads.