a wide place in the road meaning

  "a wide place in the road" in a sentence
[American slang]
a very small town.
  The town is little more than a wide place in the road.
  We stopped at a wide place in the road called Adamsville.

Examples

  1. For a brief moment, a whistle stop, a tank town, a wide place in the road was transformed.
  2. She comes from a wide place in the road called Shubuta, Miss ., a farming town outside Meridian, not far from the Alabama line.
  3. Marvin Richie, the good-natured town marshal of Magazine, Ark ., a wide place in the road, got in their way by accident.
  4. The outpost was no more than a wide place in the road with a fort, held by about 2, 000 troops under General Sir Robert Sale.
  5. A day's train ride to the east is the city of Bengbu, a wide place in the road that is home to more than 3 million people in its metropolitan region.

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