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