outback

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noun out·back \ˈau̇t-ˈbak, -ˌbak\

Definition of outback

  1. :  isolated rural country especially of Australia

Examples of outback in a sentence

  1. <people who live in the Australian outback tend to be self-sufficient>

1893

First Known Use of outback

1893




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