Synonyms and Antonyms for potemkin-village

1. Potemkin village (n.)

something that seems impressive but in fact lacks substance

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2. 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)

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3. village (n.)

a community of people smaller than a town

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4. village (n.)

a settlement smaller than a town

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5. Village (n.)

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

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