hamlet definition

  • noun:
    • a tiny town.
    • A small village or a small grouping of homes.
    • A village that does not have unique chapel.
    • some of the fish of genus Hypoplectrus in the family members Serranidae.
    • A small village; only a little group of houses in the united states.
    • a little town; somewhat group of houses in the united states; specifically, in The united kingdomt, a village without a church, which therefore for the ecclesiastical service is one of the parish represented by another town. Compare parish.
    • Synonyms See city.
    • A fish of the family Serranidæ, Epinephelus striatus, also called Nassau grouper, common in the West Indies and along the Florida coast. It is chestnut-brown or slate-colored, with vermilion lips and throat.
    • Gymnothorax moringa, an eel associated with family Murænidæ.
    • money smaller than a town
    • the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy which hoped to avenge the murder of their dad
    • a community of men and women smaller than a village

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