Definition of backveld in English:

backveld

Line breaks: back|veld
Pronunciation: /ˈbakfɛlt/

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noun

(the backveld) South African
  • Remote country districts, especially when considered to be unsophisticated or conservative.

Derivatives

backvelder

noun

Origin

partial translation of Afrikaans agterveld, literally 'back countryside'.

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