a city in central Connecticut, on the Connecticut River.
a city in SE New York.
a town in SE Rhode Island.
a town in E Pennsylvania.
[mid-l-toun] /ˈmɪd lˌtaʊn/
noun, (sometimes lowercase)
a typical American town or small city with traditional values and mores.
Origin of Middletown
after a pseudonymously named town studied in a book with the same title (1929) by U.S. sociologists Robert S. Lynd (1892-1970) and Helen Merrell Lynd (1896-1982); the town actually studied was Muncie, Ind.