from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small town.
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- n. A small, unimportant, place. (From the practice of steam locomotives stopping at small towns to take on water.)
So called because trains would stop there only to replenish water.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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