backveld

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backveld

(ˈbækˌvɛlt; ˈbækˌfɛlt)
n
(in South Africa) a remote, sparsely populated, and often primitive area
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Progressives' preferred image of the diviner was of a "knave" preying on the credulity of ignorant backvelders to defraud them.