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a poor rural community in the U.S., especially in the South, whose inhabitants are unsophisticated and have little education:
He acts like he's been raised in a Dogpatch.
noting or pertaining to such a community, or a person who lives there:
a Dogpatch hoedown.
from the name of a fictional hamlet in “Li'l Abner,” a comic strip by
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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