- a sparsely populated rural region remote from a settled area.
- Australian. a remote, undeveloped part of a large farm or cattle station.
Origin of back country
Examples from the Web for backcountry
Contemporary Examples of backcountry
The NPHA, citing safety concerns, has also suggested setting up a basic, emergency-call-only cell system in the backcountry.Keep Our Wilderness Off Of Wi-Fi
September 3, 2014
The helmet was damaged in the fall, which apparently happened when he slipped on a backcountry run.Formula 1 Champion Michael Schumacher In Coma After Ski Accident
Barbie Latza Nadeau
December 30, 2013
Before taking Anderson to the backcountry of Idaho, DiMaggio is believed to have killed her brother and mother.
Historical Examples of backcountry
However, many a backcountry road of the Eastern States is just as uncomfortable for motor travelers.Across the Continent by the Lincoln Highway
Effie Price Gladding
- Australian and NZ land remote from a town or settled area