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hinterland

noun     /ˈhɪn.tə.lænd/ US  /-t̬ɚ-/
[C usually singular] the land behind the coast or the banks of a river , or an area of a country that is far away from cities Coasts and beachesBays and gulfsThe countryside hinterlands [plural] US a part of the country that is far away from the big city areas The countryside
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