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backwater

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a rural region that forms the edge of the settled or developed part of a country
  • a distant backwater that didn't even have electricity at that time

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The first known use of backwater was in 1629

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“Backwater.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/backwater. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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