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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A remote and undeveloped area.

Usage examples (33)
  • Funny that in backwoods of Tennessee they call them Inbred Hicks, you call them Royalty.
  • Somewhere in backwoods Georgia we visited a monastery, a showpiece of religious tolerance.
  • Maybe in backwoods Alaska she can say what she wants, but in now she's where she can be sued for her lies ...
  • I'm alternately running and driving through this Gaimanesque forest/Wisconsin backwoods, when I get to THE BORDER. for more
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