American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A sparsely inhabited rural region.
- n. A remote region; the boondocks.
- back + country (Wiktionary)
“He even did what he calls backcountry surgery on himself.”
“Shane the other wolves were killed in backcountry units, the season started earlier there.”
“Nothing like hunting from a pack-in backcountry camp with family and good friends.”
“I have been solely focusing on tarpon and have been finding a good number of fish laid up in backcountry basins and cruising the Atlantic fish lanes.”
“Tourists should not hike alone in backcountry areas, nor walk alone on lightly-frequented beaches, ruins or trails.”
“Even today, when all-inclusive hotels line the beaches and more than four million tourists visit each year, the backcountry is a tangle of growth.”
“Obviously some hard charging performance, traded for the beauty, adventure, and untouched nature of the backcountry is a good deal; otherwise we all might be in the resort pounding iced over moguls.”
“Being properly prepared when heading into the backcountry is the best defense against hypothermia.”
“Chicago Ridge avy classes Getting some firsthand experience in the backcountry is the best way to learn how to travel safely and avoid avalanche danger.”
“Tahoe snowboarder recalls backcountry rescue By JEFF MUNSON”
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