first attested 1915.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for back-to-nature

Contemporary Examples of back-to-nature

  • Of all the people to look up to for a back-to-nature stance, why the monster from Spahn Ranch?

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    Mrs. Manson, Hometown Antihero

    Justin Glawe

    November 24, 2014

Historical Examples of back-to-nature

  • Class Fours periodically "rough it" in back-to-nature movements.

    Teething Ring

    James Causey

  • He was ready for almost anythingshort of an imitation of that back-to-nature hero of a popular novel.

    Nothing But the Truth

    Frederic S. Isham

  • This is not a plea for a back-to-nature movement, for the simple life, for a life which tends away from industrialism.