backland


back·land

noun \ˈbak-ˌland\

Definition of BACKLAND

:  backcountry, hinterland —usually used in plural

Examples of BACKLAND

  1. <they purposely vacationed in the backlands to get away from people>

First Known Use of BACKLAND

1681

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