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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Backwoods  \Back"woods"\,  n.  pl  [Back,  a.  +  woods.] 
  The  forests  or  partly  cleared  grounds  on  the  frontiers. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  backwoods 
  adj  :  inaccessible  and  sparsely  populated  [syn:  {backwoods(a)},  {outback(a)}, 
  {remote}] 
  n  :  a  remote  and  undeveloped  area  [syn:  {back  country},  {boondocks}, 
  {hinterland}] 




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