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- n. Remote countryside.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Australian pastoral country which is remote from the seacoast or from a river.
- n. Australian pastoral country which is remote from the seacoast or from a river.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A collective name in Australia for those sections which lie back of or away from the settled regions; the back country; the far interior: so called from the fact that on the survey-maps the country is divided into “blocks,” or sections.
- Those parts of a station which are distant from the river-front. See frontage.
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