backblock

noun
back·​block | \ ˈbak-ˌbläk How to pronounce backblock (audio) \

Definition of backblock

Australia and New Zealand
: boondocks sense 2 usually used in plural

First Known Use of backblock

1868, in the meaning defined above

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“Backblock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/backblock. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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