\ ˌvil, especially Southern vəl \

Definition of -ville

: place, category, or quality of a specified nature dullsville

History and Etymology for -ville

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

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“-ville.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-ville. Accessed 29 Jan. 2020.

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