See also: ville and Ville

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French ville (town, city)

SuffixEdit

-ville

  1. Used to form a name of an inhabited place, a town or city.
  2. (figuratively) Used with an adj. as a mildly intensifying locative, indicating a region of such things.

Usage notesEdit

  • Used for many towns in the English- and French-speaking world.
  • Also often used to construct fictional and exemplar placenames, such as Nowheresville and Smallville.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French -ville, from Latin vīlla

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ville

  1. -ville

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