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splitsville

[ splits-vil ]
/ ˈsplɪts vɪl /
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noun Slang.

the state or condition of being divorced or separated.
the act of departing from a place; the state of being empty of people: Tallahassee is splitsville--no legislators are left in town.

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Origin of splitsville

An Americanism first recorded in 1950–55; split (in the senses “to separate, divorce” and “to leave, depart”) + ’s1 + -ville
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