Lower Slobbovia

Lower Slobbovia
/loh"euhr sleuh boh"vee euh, slo-/
any place considered to be remote, poor, or unenlightened.
[after an imaginary country of that name in the comic strip Li'l Abner by Al Capp; b. SLOB and Latinized names of remote places, as Mongolia and Siberia]

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