Meaning of “the backwoods” in the English Dictionary

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"the backwoods" in British English

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the backwoodsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈbæk.wʊdz/ us /ˈbæk.wʊdz/

a place in the countryside that is a long way from any town and in which not many people live:

I grew up in the backwoods, with no cable TV and no Internet access.

(Definition of “the backwoods” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"backwoods" in American English

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backwoodsplural noun

us /ˈbækˈwʊdz/

a place that is off by itself, not near to transportation or a larger town:

I grew up in the backwoods of North Carolina.

(Definition of “backwoods” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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