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  • as ininland
  • as inback country

synonyms for back-country

  • backland
  • boondocks
  • central
  • heartland
  • hinterland
  • inward
  • midland
  • provincial
  • upcountry
  • outback
  • wilderness
  • back o' beyond
  • back of beyond
  • backwoods
  • boondocks
  • boonies
  • godforsaken place
  • hinterland
  • the boonies
  • the sticks

antonyms for back-country

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  • border
  • coastal
  • frontier
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    How to use back-country in a sentence

    I waited three months more, in great impatience, then sent him back to the same post, to see if there might be a reply.
    THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
    Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
    The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.
    GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
    The boys were tumbling about, clinging to his legs, imploring that numerous things be brought back to them.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    In the drawing-room things went on much as they always do in country drawing-rooms in the hot weather.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Nothing remarkable occurred in our march through this country.
    THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
    She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Drowned every few seconds by our tremendous salvoes, this more nervous noise crept back insistently into our ears in the interval.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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    WORDS RELATED TO BACK-COUNTRY

    • back-country
    • backland
    • boondocks
    • central
    • heartland
    • hinterland
    • inward
    • midland
    • provincial
    • upcountry
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