hinterland


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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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He was not used to thinking of the world as a whole, but as a limitless hinterland of happenings beyond the range of his immediate vision.
Or the cry of hinterland farmers, particularly in the southern part, for government support, which has been ignored all these years?
The Army Commander also said that Pakistan is also attempting to push in terrorists in the hinterland.
The highest-ranking military officer in Negros Oriental on Wednesday advised civil society organizations (CSOs), whose advocacy involves visiting residents of hinterland areas to coordinate with the proper authorities for their safety and security.
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John Hardy himself brought together the creative team that composed the music celebrated in Friday night's Hidden Hinterland. Everyone involved in creating the music has studied at the college.
She said Governor Leopoldo Dominico Petilla requires the family planning officer and her staff to visit even hinterland barangays and to conduct regular symposiums in schools in remote areas.
Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother, Ella, have spent years living as nomads; they never seem to be able to outrun their bad luck or avoid the obsessive fans of the hard-to-find fairy-tale collection Tales from the Hinterland, written by Alice's grandmother, whom she's never met.