noun suffix

 especially Southern  vəl
: place, category, or quality of a specified nature

Word History


-ville, suffix occurring in names of towns, from French, from Old French, from ville village

Dictionary Entries Near -ville

Cite this Entry

“-ville.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-ville. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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