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1backwoods

noun plural but singular or plural in construction back·woods \-ˈwdz\

: an area that is far from cities

Full Definition of BACKWOODS

1
:  wooded or partly cleared areas far from cities
2
:  a remote or culturally backward area
back·woodsy \-ˈwd-zē\ adjective
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First Known Use of BACKWOODS

1709

2backwoods

adjective

Definition of BACKWOODS

:  of, relating to, or suggesting backwoods; especially :  culturally backward or unsophisticated <a backwoods sentimentality>

First Known Use of BACKWOODS

1784
BACKWOODS Defined for Kids

backwoods

noun plural back·woods \ˈbak-ˈwdz\

Definition of BACKWOODS for Kids

1
:  wooded or partly cleared areas away from cities
2
:  a place that is backward in culture

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