backwoods backwoods  /ˈbæ ˈkwʊdz/


  • (n) a remote and undeveloped area



  1. It is also an experiment by Brazil's debt-ridden government to harness the skills of the country's hardy garimpeirosnomadic prospectors who roam the vast backwoods.
  2. Rhythm and blues, too, and juke-joint rock 'n' roll, and hymns from backwoods churches and gospel shouts from riverside baptisms.
  3. Four friends set out on a canoe trip through backwoods Georgiaa lark, a weekend's diversion, a blissful, beery break from their day jobs.


  1. Cedar Hill does well at state

    MONTGOMERY — It may have a Russellville address, but Cedar Hill Trap Range is nestled deep in the backwoods of Belgreen. The range has been around for a few years now, and local parents and youth have come together to form the Cedar Hill Smokn’ Guns trap shooting team.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Franklin County Times

  2. Gina Dalmas sings spunky country-rock in downtown Hampton

    It's tempting to describe Gina Dalmas as Hampton Roads' answer to Shania Twain, but that might be underselling her old-school, honky-tonking charms. Dalmas's music has more grit and backwoods flavor than what's typically heard on pop country radio. Check out the alt-country action when Dalmas and her sharp band, The Cow Tippin' Playboys, perform free at the Hampton Block Party on Saturday, June ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Daily Press


  1. "Me and Furcal have been going at it since low A in the backwoods of Carolina," Pierre said. "I've hit leadoff most of my career. It doesn't matter, wherever I can fit in. I'd probably be most comfortable hitting leadoff because that's all...
    on Nov 22, 2006 By: Juan Pierre Source: ESPN

  2. "I know I have been breaking my neck and bending over backwards trying to get my new Backwoods Barbie CD and world tour together, but I didn't mean to hurt myself doing it," Parton said on her website today . "Seriously though, the doctors...
    on Feb 11, 2008 By: Dolly Parton Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "We have backwoods Tories lining up at the trough for their piece of the public action and the reason why is because the PM has kiboshed a key element of the act which is the public appointments commission," NDP MP Charlie Angus told the Commons...
    on Dec 12, 2006 By: Charlie Angus Source: 940 News

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