back-country

back country

noun
1.
a sparsely populated rural region remote from a settled area.
2.
Australian. a remote, undeveloped part of a large farm or cattle station.

Origin:
1740–50

back-country, adjective
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back country
 
n
(Austral), (NZ) land remote from a town or settled area

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