[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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • Members of the Abbeville, S.C., Bixby family killed two police over a land dispute in 2003.

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British Dictionary definitions for abbeville



a town in N France: brewing, sugar-refining, and carpet industries. Pop: 24 567 (1999)
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