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village green

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvillage greenˌvillage ˈgreen noun [countable]  AREAan area of grass in the middle of an English village
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village greenVanity Fair is the annual fair on Elstow village green, with its hucksters and cheap finery and pickpockets.From village green to inner-city street, Labour needs to be seen as a respected, radical, and creative presence.A terrace of visually pleasing stone cottages facing the neat village green are dated 1846.He chased the stolen Ford Escort - which ploughed across the village green - into a cul-de-sac.There were minor explosions in the centre and at the far end of the village green.
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