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[awr-vil] /ˈɔr vɪl/
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Then Orville knew that he himself was drawn toward that Flaming Cross.

  • At this time Orville was giving similar demonstrations in America.

    The Age of Invention Holland Thompson
  • Now, Miss Orville, my long-since-departed brother's only child, advance to embrace your affectionate aunt!

    Eventide Effie Afton
  • This was Orville Foxhall, second baseman of the Wyndham nine.

  • Orville had the fat man's sense of rhythm and love of music.

    Cheerful--By Request Edna Ferber
  • "I've just come from Miss Orville," he said, falling into step with the latter.

    Eventide Effie Afton
  • As Pearson went away, Orville said: "You'll help us out, won't you, my boy?"

    Five Hundred Dollars Horatio Alger
  • Here's an arrival; her niece, Miss Orville, just in on the Eclipse.

    Eventide Effie Afton

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