-ville

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French ville (town, city)

Suffix[edit]

-ville

  1. Used to form a name of an inhabited place, a town or city.

Usage notes[edit]

  • 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.

See also[edit]