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I was born in Somerville, but I don't remember very much about it because we moved from there to Arlington when I was five years old, and it was in Arlington that I spent most of my childhood.
Alan Hovhaness

Meaning of "Somerville" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SOMERVILLE

Somerville  [ˈsʌməvɪl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SOMERVILLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Somerville is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SOMERVILLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Somerville in the English dictionary

The definition of Somerville in the dictionary is Mary, original name Mary Fairfax. 1780–1872, British scientific writer, author of Physical Geography and other textbooks. Somerville College, Oxford, was named after her.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SOMERVILLE


anvil
ˈænvɪl
Baskerville
ˈbæskəˌvɪl
Evansville
ˈɛvənzˌvɪl
Granville
ˈɡrænvɪl
Grenville
ˈɡrɛnvɪl
Huntsville
ˈhʌntsvɪl
Jacksonville
ˈdʒæksənˌvɪl
Knoxville
ˈnɒksvɪl
Louisville
ˈluːɪˌvɪl
Mandeville
ˈmændəvɪl
Melville
ˈmɛlvɪl
Nashville
ˈnæʃvɪl
Oakville
ˈəʊkvɪl
Sackville
ˈsækvɪl
Seville
səˈvɪl
Tocqueville
ˈtəʊkvɪl
Townsville
ˈtaʊnzvɪl
vaudeville
ˈvəʊdəvɪl
vill
vɪl
Woodville
ˈwʊdvɪl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SOMERVILLE

Somerset
Somerset House

WORDS THAT END LIKE SOMERVILLE

Abbeville
Banville
bidonville
Bougainville
Brazzaville
cheville
Congo-Brazzaville
Deauville
dullsville
Elisabethville
Fouquier-Tinville
Greville
Iberville
Isidore of Seville
Joinville
Libreville
Philippeville
Sharpeville
Stanleyville
taille
venville

Synonyms and antonyms of Somerville in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Somerville» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SOMERVILLE

Find out the translation of Somerville to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Somerville from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Somerville» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

萨默维尔
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Somerville
570 millions of speakers

English

Somerville
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Somerville
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سومرفيل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Сомервилль
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Somerville
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সমারভিল অন্যতম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Somerville
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Somerville
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Somerville
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

サマービル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

소머빌
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Somerville
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Somerville
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சோமெர்வெல்லி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सोर्मविले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Somerville
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Somerville
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Somerville
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Сомервилль
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Somerville
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Somerville
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Somerville
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Somerville
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Somerville
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Somerville

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SOMERVILLE»

The term «Somerville» is very widely used and occupies the 22.197 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SOMERVILLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Somerville

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QUOTES WITH «SOMERVILLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Somerville.
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Alan Hovhaness
I was born in Somerville, but I don't remember very much about it because we moved from there to Arlington when I was five years old, and it was in Arlington that I spent most of my childhood.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SOMERVILLE»

Discover the use of Somerville in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Somerville and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Mary Somerville: Science, Illumination, and the Female Mind
A 2001 biography of the leading woman of science in Great Britain during the nineteenth century.
Kathryn A. Neeley, Mary Somerville, 2001
2
Complexion Perfection (Large Print 16pt)
In this practical and moving how-to guide, celebrity facialist Kate Somerville shares her years of experience for getting skin glowing.
Kate Somerville, 2011
3
Ethical Canary: Science, Society, and the Human Spirit
Demonstrates that society must set ethically acceptable limits on scientific advances. This book sheds light on the ethical and legal questions that vie for our attention.
Margaret Somerville, 2004
4
Immigration Under New Labour
Lurid headlines on every aspect of migration have been a consistent feature of the last decade, from worries over asylum seekers to concerns about unprecedented economic immigration from Eastern Europe.This book presents the first ...
Will Somerville, 2007
5
Queering the Color Line: Race and the Invention of ...
""Queering the Color Line "is a groundbreaking study that sets a new agenda for critical investigations of the intersecting histories of race and sexuality in the United States.
Siobhan B. Somerville, 2000
6
The Viking Age: A Reader
"Both the student seeking an introduction to the source materials and the scholar who wants accurate translations with helpful introductions will find this to be an essential addition to their library.
Russell Andrew McDonald, Angus A. Somerville, 2010
7
Radio Propaganda and the Broadcasting of Hatred: Historical ...
This book gives a detailed account of the development of propaganda and the way radio transformed the delivery and impact of propaganda, making possible the use of hate broadcasting as a weapon.
Keith Somerville, 2012
8
Understanding Community: Politics, Policy and Practice
This topical text provides students with a clear understanding of policy and theory in relation to community.
Peter Somerville, 2011
9
Death Talk: The Case Against Euthanasia and ...
7 Euthanasia by Confusion.
Margaret A. Somerville, 2001
10
Vintage Wisconsin Gardens: A History of Home Gardening
In Vintage Wisconsin Gardens, Lee Somerville introduces readers to the region’s ornamental gardens of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, showcasing the “vernacular” gardens created by landscaping enthusiasts for their own ...
Lee Somerville, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SOMERVILLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Somerville is used in the context of the following news items.
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Fear of wall collapse shuts Davis Square in Somerville
Several Davis Square roads and businesses were shut down June 22 due to fears about the Social Security building's walls collapsing and will remain shut ... «Wicked Local Somerville, Jun 15»
2
Letter: Somerville's 'secret resident' program is unethical
On April 14, an article appeared in The Boston Globe to introduce the Somerville “Secret Resident Program.” Via somervillema.gov, the goal of the program is: ... «Wicked Local Somerville, Jun 15»
3
Suspect Killed in Police Shooting Near Boston University Identified …
He is Santos Laboy, 45, of Somerville, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley. Laboy had a warrant out for his arrest for allegedly ... «Patch.com, Jun 15»
4
Hoist accident kills construction worker in Somerville
One worker died and another was injured Thursday when a temporary hoist fell off a building under construction in Somerville. The accident happened at an ... «Boston Globe, Jun 15»
5
UPDATED: Two Stabbed Inside Tufts University Fraternity
Tufts University Police Department and Somerville Police Department responded early Sunday to a report of a stabbing inside 98 Professors Row, the Delta Tau ... «Patch.com, May 15»
6
Somerville man arrested in kidnap attempt at day care
A Somerville man allegedly broke into a day-care center in that city Tuesday morning and tried to kidnap a child, before being taken into custody after a violent ... «Boston Globe, May 15»
7
Somerville man, 27, arraigned after tunnel rescue
SEARCH EFFORT: Massachusetts State Police check the walls in the Ted Williams Tunnel. Daniel J. Kelly, 27, of Somerville is arraigned yesterday after being ... «Boston Herald, Apr 15»
8
Somerville officials discuss busing, education plans for Brown …
In the meantime, its students will be divided among three school buildings in East Somerville. At the March 12 meeting, many parents questioned the why the ... «Wicked Local Somerville, Mar 15»
9
Somerville school to close for 1 month after roof collapse
Somerville Superintendent Tony Pierantozzi said all the schools in the district were evaluated to have any excess snow removed from their roofs. The cause of ... «WHDH-TV, Mar 15»
10
Christie, at town hall meeting in Somerville, calls Exxon pollution …
SOMERVILLE – At the 130th town hall meeting held during his administration, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie momentarily deviated from discussing his ... «PolitickerNJ, Mar 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Somerville [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/somerville>. Oct 2019 ».
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