backcountry
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1746 a remote undeveloped rural area

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Backcountry — (‚Hinterland‘) steht für: Backcountry (Naturschutz), in Schutzgebieten amerikanischer Art die nur mit Permit betretbaren abgelegenen Zonen die nicht präparierten, aber ausgewiesenen Pisten im einem Skigebiet das Ski und Snowboardfahren abseits… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • backcountry — [bak′kun΄trē] n. an area far from cities and towns that is thinly populated and largely undeveloped; hinterland adj. in, from, or characteristic of backcountry * * * back·coun·try (băkʹkŭn trē) n. A sparsely inhabited rural region. * * * …   Universalium

  • backcountry — [bak′kun΄trē] n. an area far from cities and towns that is thinly populated and largely undeveloped; hinterland adj. in, from, or characteristic of backcountry …   English World dictionary

  • Backcountry — A backcountry area in general terms is a geographical region that is: * isolated * remote * undeveloped * difficult to accessThe term may apply to various regions that are reasonably close to urban areas but are: * not immediately accessible by… …   Wikipedia

  • backcountry — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a rural and relatively thinly settled and undeveloped area to the rear of a more densely peopled and developed region containing the main centers of population the antagonism between Tidewater and backcountry in colonial… …   Useful english dictionary

  • backcountry — noun Backcountry is used with these nouns: ↑ski, ↑skiing …   Collocations dictionary

  • backcountry — noun A remote region; the boondocks …   Wiktionary

  • Backcountry — Modalidad o forma de practicar el esquí en zonas no balizadas ni pisadas por pisapistas. Combina el freeride y el freestyle …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • backcountry — see back country …   English dictionary

  • backcountry — n. sparsely settled rural area, inner and mostly unsettled part of a country …   English contemporary dictionary

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