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Language: French
Origin: ville; VILLAGE

-ville

suffix
     
-ville
1 used in the names of places, especially in the US, to mean city or town:
Jacksonville, Florida
2 informalXX used humorously with adjectives or nouns followed by 's' to show that a person, place, or thing has a particular quality:
Her party was really dullsville.

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