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  • n. Plural form of hinterland.


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  • The ability of new faces to challenge the status quo from the hinterlands is an important but underappreciated feature of American federalism: Governors play a key role in keeping a party's fortunes alive when the party no longer controls the federal government.


  • "It's pushed the dealers off the main streets, but it's also pushed people into what I call the hinterlands," he says.

    Rochester City Newspaper

  • Even so, questions regarding Richmond's ethics continued to stir in hinterlands of the Internet, with new questions being asked by documentary filmmaker Jason Berry, who was known among a certain set of New Orleans residents for being into non-partisan muckracking of a more local sort at his American Zombie blog.

    Ray Mikell: Richmond Leading Cao As Ethics Questions Linger

  • THERE IS HISTORY that is based on hard, documented fact; history that is colored with rumor, speculation, or falsehood; and history that exists in what might be termed the hinterlands of the imagination.


  • If defending Kandahar is the only Canadian goal, then the ploy of tricking us out into the hinterlands is a successful tactic ... yet our mission is not just Kanahar City ... but the entire province.

    Outside Kandahar with the troops

  • For the East-Coast rich, banishing one's offspring to the hinterlands is a time-honoured summer tradition.

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • Vu Hotel in the Far West Side hinterlands, which is in foreclosure and "can't open until new ownership takes over."


  • It's why major news organizations, often headquartered in big cities, feel the need to head to the "hinterlands" to find the "mood of the nation."

    Art Brodsky: The "Wisdom" of the "Heartland" Isn't Only in the "Heartland"

  • I find it ironic to complain about how people in the "hinterlands" have to travel to get to conferences, but then to hold the conference in a major urban center with an international airport.

    Are we really ready for a global conversation about virtual worlds?

  • The authors of the new report argue that the era of forests as "hinterlands," or remote areas largely ignored except as a supply of cheap natural resources, is swiftly coming to an end.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News


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