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the backwoodsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˈbæk.wʊdz/
a ​place in the ​countryside that is a ​long way from any ​town and in which not many ​peoplelive: 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)
Translations of “the backwoods”
in Chinese (Simplified) 边远落后地区…
in Chinese (Traditional) 邊遠落後地區…
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