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I went to Concord, a young woman from the backwoods, firm in belief that Emerson was the first of living men. He was the modern Moses who had talked with God apart and could interpret Him to us.
Rebecca Harding Davis

Meaning of "backwoods" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BACKWOODS

backwoods  [ˈbækwʊdz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BACKWOODS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Backwoods is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BACKWOODS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Backwoods

Backwoods generally refers to a woodland or forest. It can also refer to: ▪ Backwoods, a brand of cigars made by Altadis ▪ Backwoods Smokes, a brand of cigarettes ▪ "Backwoods", a song by John Patitucci from the 1990 album Sketchbook ▪ "Backwoods", a song from the Red Hot Chili Peppers' 1987 album The Uplift Mofo Party PlanBackwoods, a 2008 film starring Haylie Duff ▪ "Backwoods", a 2009 song by Justin Moore from the album Justin MooreThe Backwoods, the English title of the 2007 film Bosque de Sombras...

Definition of backwoods in the English dictionary

The first definition of backwoods in the dictionary is partially cleared, sparsely populated forests. Other definition of backwoods is any remote sparsely populated place. Backwoods is also of, from, or like the backwoods.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BACKWOODS


airwards
ˈɛəwʊdz
crossroads
ˈkrɒsˌrəʊdz
goods
ɡʊdz
inroads
ˈɪnrəʊdz
loads
ləʊdz
Rhodes
rəʊdz
woods
wʊdz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BACKWOODS

backtracking
backup
backveld
backvelder
backward
backward roll
backward somersault
backward-looking
backwardation
backwardly
backwardness
backwards
backwash
backwater
backwoodsman
backwoodsmen
backwoodsy
backword
backwrap
backyard

WORDS THAT END LIKE BACKWOODS

a piece of goods
capital goods
consumer goods
cotton goods
damaged goods
deliver the goods
dry goods
durable goods
household goods
Lake of the Woods
leather goods
neck of the woods
processed foods
public goods
rubber goods
small goods
soft goods
the goods
white goods
worldly goods

Synonyms and antonyms of backwoods in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BACKWOODS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «backwoods» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of backwoods

Translation of «backwoods» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BACKWOODS

Find out the translation of backwoods to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of backwoods from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «backwoods» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

粗野
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

selva virgen
570 millions of speakers

English

backwoods
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अरण्य
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غير مأهولة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

глубинка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sertão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গ্রামের প্রান্তস্থিত বন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

région forestière inexploitée
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Backwoods
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hinterwäldlerisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

へき地
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

불모지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Backwoods
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

rừng chưa khai phá
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பாசியாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बॅकवुड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

taşra
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

luogo isolato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

matecznik
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

глибинка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

regiune înapoiată
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

backwoods
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

binneland
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

obygd
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

backwoods
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of backwoods

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BACKWOODS»

The term «backwoods» is quite widely used and occupies the 44.963 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BACKWOODS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about backwoods

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QUOTES WITH «BACKWOODS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word backwoods.
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Rebecca Harding Davis
I went to Concord, a young woman from the backwoods, firm in belief that Emerson was the first of living men. He was the modern Moses who had talked with God apart and could interpret Him to us.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BACKWOODS»

Discover the use of backwoods in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to backwoods and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Backwoods
What follows is not a love story. This is a story about an unforeseen attraction that brings a strong, sane man to his knees, and about lovers tangled up in each other too deep to know who's in control and who's helpless.
Cara McKenna, 2010
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In the Backwoods of Nowhere
Experience a wonderful glimpse into the life of a remarkable woman.
Nancy Blankenship Owen, 2008
3
The Backwoods of Canada
From the Paperback edition.
Catharine Parr Traill, 2010
4
Life in the Backwoods: A sequel to Roughing it in the Bush
Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.
Susanna Moodie, 2013
5
Backwoods Consumers and Homespun Capitalists: The Rise of a ...
In Backwoods Consumers and Homespun Capitalists, Béatrice Craig examines and describes this economy from its origins in the native fur trade, the growth of exportable wheat, the selling of food to new settlers, and of ton timbre to Britain ...
Beatrice Craig, 2009
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A Backwoods Philosopher from Arkansas: An Avalanche of Mirth
True reminiscences and humor blend harmoniously in this fun book about an Arkansas boy and his experiences. Press Woodruff describes himself as a man "whose life has been one of calamities, hard luck, accidents, and fun.
Press Woodruff, 1998
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Backwoods Tales: Paddy McGann, Sharp Snaffles, and Bill Bauldy
These three tales belong in the tradition of southern backwoods humor, a genre that flourished before the Civil War and produced classic tales by such authors as George Washington Harris, Johnson Jones Hooper, and Thomas Bangs Thorpe.
William Gilmore Simms, James L. W. West, 2010
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The backwoods boy who became a minister: or, The family and ...
BACKWOODS. BOY. CHAPTER I. HENRY'S PARENTAGE AND EARLY LIFE. Mr. and Mrs. Adolph, the parents of Henry, were natives of Red Valley, in the state of -, about fifty miles from the city of Baltimore. Mr. Adolph was an only son.
John H. Pitezel, 1859
9
The Backwoods Preacher
Through these books, scholars, interpreters, students, and non-academics alike can see the thoughts and beliefs of Americans who came before us.""
Peter Cartwritght, 2009
10
Life on a Backwoods Farm: Or, The Boyhood of Reuben Rodney ...
thirteen pigs out of a cornfield when they did not want to go? Did you ever hive bumble-bees in a jug? Did you ever plug up the hole in a hornet's nest with a corn-cob? If you never did, you do n't know very much about life in the backwoods.
William Riley Halstead, 1894

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BACKWOODS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term backwoods is used in the context of the following news items.
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Satanic Temple sees Arkansas as possible monument location
The Baphomet was forged not from hell but from the backwoods of Florida — near Daytona, specifically. New York City-based sculptor Mark ... «seattlepi.com, Jul 15»
2
Burt Shavitz, reclusive co-founder of Burt's Bees, dead at 80
Though he is known for being a character from the backwoods of Maine, Shavitz grew up around New York, served in the Army in Germany and ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
3
He's Country Now, But Steven Tyler's 'Love Is Your Name' Video Is …
... of the video as a backstage door opens to reveal a bohemian woman holding onto them as she journeys to make it to his backwoods concert. «Radio.com Music and Entertainment News, Jul 15»
4
Video: Florida State Quarterback D'Andre Jordan Punches a Woman …
Florida State is basically a backwoods, criminal, and football-worshiping cabal at this point. I would hope this video is enough to cut ties with ... «Eleven Warriors, Jul 15»
5
Theater performs 'Seven Brides'
The newlyweds return to Adam's backwoods home, only for Milly to discover that all six brothers also live in the log cabin. "Milly sets out to ... «SW News Media, Jul 15»
6
Wausau, Florida Prepares for 46th Annual Wausau Possum Festival
The 'Possum King and Queen Contest' is indeed a horse of a different color, however, as characters turn out from backwoods areas across the ... «WTVY, Dothan, Jul 15»
7
Should Placebos Be Used to 'Treat' Patients?
A steady flow of medical advances in the early 20th century relegated the placebo effect to the backwoods of clinical care. A 1955 paper by ... «Yahoo News, Jul 15»
8
[Interview] The Cast and Crew of 'The Gallows'!
Writer/director Chris Lofing knows that if you scratch the surface of any remote backwoods city, you may not believe what you find. Even the ... «Bloody Disgusting, Jul 15»
9
AEDC's Mike Preston bullish on Arkansas, eager to improve state's …
But the frequently stereotyped image of Arkansans as backwoods, undereducated hillbillies or the racist image that still persists because of the ... «The City Wire, Jul 15»
10
Burt's Bees founder dies at 80
Though he is known for being a character from the backwoods of Maine, Shavitz grew up around New York, served in the Army in Germany and ... «Leavenworth Times, Jul 15»

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