hinterland

[ hin-ter-land ]SEE DEFINITION OF hinterland

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HINTERLAND

The hinterland of the Province of Ungava is also a Canadian possession.

There is no word of the 'hinterland,' for neither the term nor the idea had then been thought of.

It remains to be seen how Zadar and the hinterland will serve two masters.

I hope some day, if I live, to deal faithfully with Aden's hinterland policy.

And she had never been with him after death; that had been a mirage in the hinterland of the mind.

In the hinterland of this there was that vision of a wedding somewhere.

In what the Germans would call the hinterland the school was at a low ebb.

There was no hinterland from which these supplies could be drawn.

To the east, the glacier seemed to fuse with the blue line of the hinterland.

When he asked Yusuf, Wolf's agent, the Jew vaguely indicated the hinterland.

WORD ORIGIN

1890, from German Hinterland, from hinter "behind" (see hinder (adj.)) + Land "land" (see land (n.)).

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