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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang A small isolated town, region, or place that is regarded as unimportant.

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  • proper n. Mythical small town of no importance.

Etymologies

After Podunk, name of two New England towns, of southern New England Algonquian origin.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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