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or No·wheres·ville

[noh-hwairz-vil, -wairz-]
noun Slang.
  1. a remote or isolated town or village.
  2. a job, position, rank, etc., completely lacking in status, recognition, or a chance for advancement.
  3. anything unrealistic, impractical, or useless.
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Origin of nowheresville

nowhere + 's1 or -s1 + -ville, extracted from place names with this element
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Historical Examples of nowheresville

  • "But we're getting into Nowheresville, man," the old man complained.

    Pagan Passions

    Gordon Randall Garrett