back-yard

backyard

[bak-yahrd]
noun
1.
the portion of a lot or building site behind a house, structure, or the like, sometimes fenced, walled, etc.
2.
a familiar or nearby area; neighborhood.

Origin:
1650–60; back1 + yard2

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