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hin·ter·land

 (hĭn′tər-lănd′)
n.
1. The land directly adjacent to and inland from a coast.
2.
a. A region remote from urban areas; backcountry.
b. A region situated beyond metropolitan centers of culture.

[German : hinter, behind (from Middle High German, from Old High German hintar; see ko- in Indo-European roots) + Land, land (from Middle High German lant, from Old High German; see lendh- in Indo-European roots).]

hinterland

(ˈhɪntəˌlænd)
n
1. (Physical Geography) land lying behind something, esp a coast or the shore of a river
2. (Physical Geography) remote or undeveloped areas of a country
3. an area located near and dependent on a large city, esp a port
[C19: from German, from hinter behind + land land; see hinder2]

hin•ter•land

(ˈhɪn tərˌlænd)

n.
1. Often, hinterlands. the remote or less developed parts of a country; back country.
2. the land lying behind a coastal region.
3. an inland area supplying goods, esp. trade goods, to a port.
[1885–90; < German: literally, hinder land, i.e., land behind]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hinterland - a remote and undeveloped areahinterland - 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"

hinterland

noun the wilds, backwater, remote areas, the backwoods, the back of beyond the French Mediterranean coast and its hinterland
Translations
منطَقَة الداخِل
zázemí
indland
hátország
upplönd
krašto giluma
dziļa aizmugure
zázemie
arka ülkesahilden uzak bölge

hinterland

[ˈhɪntəlænd] Nhinterland m, interior m, traspaís m

hinterland

[ˈhɪntərlænd] narrière-pays m

hinterland

nHinterland nt

hinterland

[ˈhɪntəˌlænd] nhinterland m inv

hinterland

(ˈhintəlӕnd) noun
the district lying inland from the coast.
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