back country


back country
Synonyms and related words:
Lebensraum, air space, back, back of beyond, backwood, backwoods, backwoodsy, boondock, boondocks, borderland, brush, bush country, bushveld, clear space, clearance, clearing, desert, distant prospect, empty view, forests, frontier, glade, hinterland, living space, open country, open space, outback, outpost, plain, prairie, steppe, sylvan, terrain, territory, the bush, timbers, uninhabited region, up-country, virgin, virgin land, virgin territory, waste, wasteland, wide-open spaces, wild, wild West, wilderness, wilds, woodland, woodlands, woods

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • back country — back .country n [U] 1.) especially AusE a country area where few people live 2.) AmE an area, especially in the mountains, away from roads and towns …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • back country — back ,country noun uncount AMERICAN a country area where there are not many people …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • back-country — backˈ country noun Remote, thinly populated districts (also adjective) • • • Main Entry: ↑back …   Useful english dictionary

  • back country — back country, adj. 1. a sparsely populated rural region remote from a settled area. 2. Australian. a remote, undeveloped part of a large farm or cattle station. [1740 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • Back Country — Infobox Album | Name = Backcountry Type = live Artist = Five for Fighting Released = November 6 2007 Recorded = Genre = Soft rock Length = Label = Producer = Reviews = Back Country is a live CD/DVD which was released by solo artist, Five for… …   Wikipedia

  • back country — also backcountry N SING: the N The back country is an area that is a long way from any city and has very few people living in it. [AM] They have moved deep into the back country …   English dictionary

  • back-country — /ˈbæk kʌntri/ (say bak kuntree) adjective belonging to or characteristic of back country …   Australian English dictionary

  • back country — back′ coun try n. cvb a sparsely populated rural region remote from a settled area • Etymology: 1740–50 back′ coun try, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • back country — noun A remote part of a country …   Wiktionary

  • back country — sparsely settled rural area, inner and mostly unsettled part of a country …   English contemporary dictionary


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