plural of backland
as in countryside
a rural region that forms the edge of the settled or developed part of a country they purposely vacationed in the backlands to get away from people

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“Backlands.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/backlands. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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