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

  • n. A poverty-stricken rural community.

Etymologies

After Tobacco Road, a novel by Erskine Caldwell.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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  • A squalid poverty-stricken rural area or community. (from WordCraft)

    May 21, 2008