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Areas and places outside of towns and cities

backwater

noun

a place, situation, or organization in which nothing exciting or important happens, and in which people still have old-fashioned ideas

backwoods

noun

an area that is far away from any towns, usually a place that has not yet become modern

the boondocks

noun

a place that is a long way from a town or city

Bullamakanka

an imaginary town, used as a typical example of a town that is a long way from any other towns or cities

the bush

noun

areas in hot countries like Australia and Africa that are not used for growing crops. They are usually far from cities and very few people live there.

country

noun

areas away from cities and large towns, consisting of fields, farms, villages etc

country park

noun

a large area of land in the country for people to visit

countryside

noun

the area outside towns and cities, with farms, fields, and trees

green belt

noun

an area of land around large cities where no buildings are allowed in order to protect the countryside

hinterland

noun

an area that is a long way from a town or city

hinterland

noun

a region that is near to a town or city and whose economy depends on it

hinterland

noun

a place that is far away from busy or interesting places

motor park

noun

an area in the countryside with places to stay, restaurants, and other services for people who are travelling by car

national park

noun

a large area of countryside that is protected by the government to preserve its natural beauty

the Never-never

the parts of central Australia that are very dry and far from any cities or towns

the outback

noun

the large areas of land in Australia that are not used for growing crops and are far away from any city or town

park

noun

an area in the countryside, often with an important natural feature such as water or mountains, that is protected by the government for people to enjoy

platteland

noun

country areas in South Africa that are far from towns

the sticks

noun

an area far from a town or city

Woop Woop

a place that is far from any towns or cities

beyond the black stump

a long way from towns, shops etc

in the middle of nowhere

a long way from any town or city

(out the) back o’ Bourke

in the country, a long way from any towns

the back of beyond

a place that is far away from any towns or cities

the wilds of...

an area where few or no people live

protologism

a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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