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small-town

[smawl-toun] /ˈsmɔlˈtaʊn/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a town or village:
a typical, small-town general store.
2.
provincial or unsophisticated:
small-town manners.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
Related forms
small-towner, noun
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  • As for the smalltown booker family, they are curious about annie and grace.
  • It is a harvest festival filled with celebrations of smalltown zeal.
Word Origin and History for smalltown

small-town

adj.

"unsophisticated, provincial," 1824, from noun phrase, from small (adj.) + town.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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