a sparsely populated rural region remote from a settled area.
Australian. a remote, undeveloped part of a large farm or cattle station.
- back-country, adjective
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How to use back country in a sentence
The NPHA, citing safety concerns, has also suggested setting up a basic, emergency-call-only cell system in the backcountry.
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
Before taking Anderson to the backcountry of Idaho, DiMaggio is believed to have killed her brother and mother.Hannah Anderson Found! Five Things to Know About the Kidnapped Teen | | August 11, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
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
British Dictionary definitions for back country
Australian and NZ land remote from a town or settled area
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