back country


noun

a sparsely populated rural region remote from a settled area.
Australian. a remote, undeveloped part of a large farm or cattle station.

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Origin of back country

First recorded in 1740–50

OTHER WORDS FROM back country

back-coun·try, adjective
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back country

noun

Australian and NZ land remote from a town or settled area
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