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Noun: hamlet  ham-lut
  1. A community of people smaller than a village
    - crossroads
     
  2. A settlement smaller than a town
    - village
Noun: Hamlet  ham-lut
  1. The hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who hoped to avenge the murder of his father

Derived forms: hamlets

Type of: character, community, fictional character, fictitious character, settlement

Encyclopedia: Hamlet, North Carolina