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back country

noun
1.
a sparsely populated rural region remote from a settled area.
2.
Australian. a remote, undeveloped part of a large farm or cattle station.
Origin of back country
1740-1750
First recorded in 1740-50
Related forms
back-country, adjective
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back country

noun
1.
(Austral & NZ) land remote from a town or settled area
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