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backwoods

back·woods

backwoods

pronunciation:
baek wUdz
parts of speech:
plural noun, adjective
part of speech: plural noun
definition 1: (often used with a sing. verb) an area that is mostly covered with trees and that has few inhabitants.
definition 2: (usu. used with a sing. verb) any primitive or isolated place.
similar words:
boondocks
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to the backwoods.
definition 2: primitive or uncultured; unsophisticated.