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Noun: hinterland  'hin-tu(r),land
  1. A remote and undeveloped area
    "maliks rule the hinterland of Afghanistan under the protection of warlords";
    - backwoods, back country, boondocks [N. Amer, informal], back of Bourke [Austral, informal], Woop Woop [Austral, informal], the sticks [informal], wop-wops [NZ, informal], boonies [N. Amer, informal]

Derived forms: hinterlands

Type of: country, rural area

Encyclopedia: Hinterland, Switzerland