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American English: /ˈaʊtˌbæk/
British English: /ˈaʊtbak/


  • the outback
    el interior (zona despoblada de Australia)
    Example sentences
    • More than a hundred years ago people had very different ideas about the bush, the interior or the outback of South Australia than what we have today.
    • They all had that yellowing with age feel that is always represented in the outback Australia images and it felt run down and not entirely friendly.
    • And it was largely on the backs of these Afghans and their camels that the outback of Australia was opened.

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