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Definition of Deliveranceville


  • a generic disparaging term for any remote, unsophisticated, backwoods town or region. Generally used when a person is passing through a unknown town of that perceived quality. Origin: From the 1971 Burt Reynolds movie "Deliverance."
    This town has no mall?! Welcome to freakin' Deliveranceville!
    North of Portland, the state of Maine is pretty much Deliveranceville.
    You're moving to a small town in Alabama? That's practically Deliveranceville!

    Last edited on Jun 07 2013. Submitted by Thomas L. from Winthrop, MA, USA on Dec 08 1998.

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