Definition of backcountry in English:

backcountry

Line breaks: back|coun¦try
Pronunciation: /ˈbakkʌntri
 
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noun

(the backcountry) chiefly North American
Sparsely inhabited rural areas: she loves exploring the backcountry on horseback [as modifier]: backcountry skiing
More example sentences
  • We're talking off the pavement, into the backcountry and up a mountain.
  • In British Columbia, the popularity of the backcountry has helped turn guided skiing into big business.
  • Canyonlands National Park saves most of its highlights for the backcountry enthusiast.

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