[ab-ee-vil; for 1 also French abuh-veel]
- a town in N France, on the Somme River: site of Paleolithic artifacts.
- a city in S Louisiana.
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Examples from the Web for abbeville
Members of the Abbeville, S.C., Bixby family killed two police over a land dispute in 2003.When Sovereign Citizens Snap
January 17, 2014
They could hardly have escaped the Germans, had any lain between Abbeville and Amiens.The Boy Scouts on the Trail
Francis set out for Abbeville, and Henry returned to Calais.Henry VIII.
A. F. Pollard
Henry and his court left for Calais; Francis returned to Abbeville.
The fauna of the Amiens deposits is similar to that of the Abbeville beds.Primitive Man
The marriage was celebrated 825 at Abbeville on the 9th of October.
- a town in N France: brewing, sugar-refining, and carpet industries. Pop: 24 567 (1999)
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