Definition of Anytown in English:


Syllabification: An·y·town
Pronunciation: /ˈenēˌtoun
(also Anytown USA)


Any real or fictional place regarded as being typical of American small-town appearance or values: the party was looking for that elusive candidate from Anytown
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  • Supermarkets stand accused of committing grievous bodily harm to the social and economic fabric of British life, turning urban centres into ghost towns or undifferentiated Anytowns.
  • It's debatable whether the proliferation of these chain stores turns places like Farmington or Lock Haven into homogenous Anytowns.
  • Most recently, as the city underwent an economic boom fueled by the stock market and the Internet, rock and roll has turned into a headless beast; its home turf the garages and basements of suburban Anytowns across the country.

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