backwoods


1back·woods

noun plural but singular or plural in construction \-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

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

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