Translation of backwoods in Spanish:

backwoods

Pronunciation: /ˈbækwʊdz/

n pl

  • the backwoods (the countryside) el campo (isolated, provincial place) la Cochinchina [colloquial/familiar] (before noun/delante del nombre) [politician/university/town] provinciano
    More example sentences
    • This region is not the backwoods our party leadership seems to think it is.
    • Toss in a taste of backwoods twang and that's some fine vittles.
    • Pundits have long pondered the contradictions inherent in a vice-prez whose life contains both an out-and-proud lesbian daughter, and a backwoods redneck doofus boss.

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