back country


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back country

n
Austral and NZ land remote from a town or settled area

back′ coun`try


n.
a sparsely populated rural region remote from a settled area.
[1740–50]
back′-coun`try, adj.
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Noun1.back country - a remote and undeveloped areaback country - a remote and undeveloped area  
rural area, country - an area outside of cities and towns; "his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country"
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As it is, parts of her back country are enough to frighten one, they look so bony.
As I live he's comparing notes; looking at his thigh bone; thinks the sun is in the thigh, or in the calf, or in the bowels, I suppose, as the old women talk Surgeon's Astronomy in the back country.
Whether you plan to ski in a resort or go back country, a customised rucksack is a great asset.
AFTERNOON After a morning riding in my favourite resort, Absolut Park in Flachauwinkl, Austria, I would spend the afternoon freeriding in Austria's back country, looking for fresh snow with a good crew.
The Back Country neatly connects a lot of dots in an attractive and functional package.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northwest Oregon District has removed several dispersed campsites along the Quartzville Back Country Byway, located northeast of Sweet Home, Oregon.
Islamabad -- Former President and Chairman All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf is willing to come back country if apex court gives its verdict against PM Nawaz Sharif in Panama papers case.
The authors cover the Carolina back country and the first Cherokee War, the political maneuvering in the lead up to the Revolution, the Georgia Campaign of 1779, and many other related subjects.
Snowsport Scotland said he was "a talented back country skier, coach and man of great enthusiasm and infectious energy".
A: Yes, when hiking in the back country you should always bring a map and compass along, and know how to use them.
Three Thousand Miles Across the American West follows a rare back country horseback journey across unspoiled public lands from Mexico to Canada, and is a visual wonder that packs in color photos from a camera man who accompanied the group.
If we could see backpackers with large noisy backpacks we pulled off the trails and let them pass even though the rule in the back country is that horses have the right of way.