smalltown

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

small +‎ town

Noun[edit]

smalltown (plural smalltowns)

  1. Alternative form of small-town
    • 1995, New York Magazine, Deaths in a Small Town - May 15, 1995, page 18
      we're smalltown people
    • 2004, David L. Andrews, Manchester United: a thematic study, page 189
      13 Parvenu United Local rivalries, smalltown boys and city slickers Alan Tomlinson The Football League
    • 2005, Lee Shai Weissbach, Jewish life in small-town America: a history, page 231
      Indeed, several of the most notorious anti-Jewish incidents of nineteenth-century America were played out in smalltown settings.

Usage notes[edit]

  • When used attributively (adjectivally), the term is often hyphenated as "small-town", but is sometimes written as one word like this ("smalltown").

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