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synonyms for hinterland

  • outback
  • boondocks
  • borderland
  • brush
  • frontier
  • sticks
  • wasteland
  • wilderness
  • woods
  • boonies
  • bush country
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antonyms for hinterland

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  • metropolis
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It will need expansions of transmission lines to link sun-beaten western Rajasthan to the hinterland, where coal is still king.
INDIA SAYS IT WILL REACH NET-ZERO EMISSIONS BY 2070. CAN RENEWABLES MEET THE GROWING DEMAND OF MORE THAN 1 BILLION PEOPLE?GERRY SHIH, BRADY DENNISNOVEMBER 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
At first, the rural hinterlands of these newly booming metro areas grew alongside them.
OUR URBAN/RURAL POLITICAL DIVIDE IS BOTH NEW — AND DECADES IN THE MAKINGGUIAN MCKEEOCTOBER 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Millions of daily wage workers—estimates range from 10 million to 80 million—scrambled to return to their homes in the rural hinterland, but with public transport closed, many were forced to walk hundreds of kilometers.
WHAT WENT SO WRONG WITH COVID IN INDIA? EVERYTHING.SONIA FALEIROJULY 5, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Next morning, our quest took us into outdoorsy hinterlands, past ski resorts and a tree-fringed lake.
FOLLOWING A TRAIL OF FRESCOES IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINABARBARA NOE KENNEDYMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Not much use as the high crests hid the intervening hinterland from view, even from the crow's nests.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
From the hinterland in a vast solid stream the ice flowed, with heavily crevassed downfalls near the coast.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
As the ice of the hinterland moves forward, it plucks fragments from the rocky floor.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
There was no mark by which to steer, except a "water-sky" to the north, the hinterland being clouded over.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
This vast block of ice originates fundamentally from the glacial flow over the southern hinterland.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
He jumped up, and the cart rattled off through the mud, crossed the bridge, and disappeared into the dreary hinterland.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
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WORDS RELATED TO HINTERLAND

  • back o' beyond
  • back of beyond
  • backwoods
  • boondocks
  • boonies
  • godforsaken place
  • hinterland
  • outback
  • the boonies
  • the sticks
  • wilderness
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