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outback

noun

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a rural region that forms the edge of the settled or developed part of a country
  • people who live in the Australian outback tend to be self-sufficient

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The first known use of outback was in 1893

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“Outback.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/outback. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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