hicksville

[ hiks-vil ]
/ ˈhɪks vɪl /

noun Slang.

a backward, provincial place; backwater.

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Origin of hicksville

First recorded in 1910–15; hick + ’s1 + -ville

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Hicksville
[ hiks-vil ]
/ ˈhɪks vɪl /

noun

a town on W Long Island, in SE New York.
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