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back blocks Explained

Back blocks at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Block \Block\, n.
1. In Australia, one of the large lots into which public
land, when opened to settlers, is divided by the
government surveyors.

2. (Cricket)
(a) The position of a player or bat when guarding the
(b) A block hole.
(c) The popping crease. [R.]

{Back blocks}, Australian pastoral country which is remote
from the seacoast or from a river.

back blocks at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-plural noun » head=back blocks
  • Inter: slan » g Remote countryside.