Synonyms for potemkin village |

Synonyms and antonyms for potemkin village

1. village (n.)

a community of people smaller than a town


2. village (n.)

a settlement smaller than a town


3. Village (n.)

a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century


4. Potemkin (n.)

a Russian officer and politician who was a favorite of Catherine II and in 1762 helped her to seize power; when she visited the Crimea in 1787 he gave the order for sham villages to be built (1739-1791)