Definition of backcountry in English:


Syllabification: back·coun·try
Pronunciation: /ˈbakˌkəntrē


(the backcountry) chiefly North American
  • Sparsely inhabited rural areas; wilderness: exploring the backcountry on horseback [as modifier]: backcountry skiing
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    • 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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