from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Slang Rural country or a jungle.
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- n. Boondocks.
Shortening and alteration of boondocks.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From boondocks, via clipping and adding the suffix + -ies, as if a singular *boony ("remote place (singular)"). (Wiktionary)