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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An area far from cities and towns that is thinly populated and largely undeveloped

Usage examples (8)
  • The conservancies are located in the "backland" or upper stream catchment areas and comprise water-retaining embankments and structures.
  • Corlin stood at the edge of Seitforest and the backland domains of the north.
  • He could struggle into Vaanland, register claim to this parcel of backland, and-and nothing.
  • The backland hills lay studded with familiar compass-ring formations that marked a clansmen's camp; northwest held only darkness. for more
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