What does the word backwoods mean?

    Part of speech: noun


Usage examples for backwoods

  1. Some couldn't read or write and one was straight out of the Kentucky backwoods. – The Biography of a Rabbit by Roy Benson, Jr.
  2. An old feller from the backwoods somewheres- good deal like me, he was, and just about as green- was pictured standin' along with his city nephew in the gallery of the Exchange. – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  3. I was about to observe that, wherever he may be- whether in the backwoods of America, or digging for gold in California, or wandering about the United Kingdom- there is little fear that he will quit his place of safety to dare the dangerous ground of West Lynne. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood