\ ˈvil How to pronounce vill (audio) \

Definition of vill

1 : a division of a hundred : township
2 : village

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Examples of vill in a Sentence

an ancient vill nestled midst the verdant hills
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First Known Use of vill

1596, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for vill

Anglo-French vil, ville farmstead, township

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“Vill.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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