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back·woods

 (băk′wo͝odz′)
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
1. Heavily wooded, uncultivated, thinly settled areas.
2. An area that is far from population centers or that is held to be culturally backward.

back′woods′man n.
back′woods′y (-wo͝od′zē) adj.

backwoods

(ˈbækwʊdz)
pl n
1. (Forestry) chiefly US and Canadian partially cleared, sparsely populated forests
2. any remote sparsely populated place
3. (modifier) of, from, or like the backwoods
4. (modifier) uncouth; rustic

back•woods

(ˈbækˈwʊdz)

n.
1. (often used with a sing. v.) wooded or partially uncleared and unsettled districts.
2. any remote or isolated area.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to the backwoods.
4. unsophisticated; uncouth.
Also, back′wood′, back′woods′y.
[1700–10, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.backwoods - a remote and undeveloped areabackwoods - 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"

backwoods

plural noun sticks (informal), outback, back country (U.S.), back of beyond, backlands (U.S.) the backwoods of Louisiana
Translations

backwoods

[ˈbækwʊdz]
A. NPLregión f apartadaLas Batuecas
B. CPD backwoods community Ncomunidad f rústica

backwoods

[ˈbækwʊdz]
npl (= isolated area) → coin m reculé, coin m perdu
the backwoods of → le fin fond de
modif [town, area] → reculé(e)

backwoods

[ˈbækwʊdz]
1. npl (Am) → zona sg rurale isolata
2. adjrurale