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hinterland Explained

hinterland at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


hinterland at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1890, from Ger. Hinterland, from hinter "behind" + Land "land." ///

hinterland at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [singular] [Date: 1800-1900; Language: German; Origin: hinter 'behind' + land 'land']// an area of land that is far from the coast, large rivers, or the places where people live// --the rural hinterland//

hinterland at German => English Of Explained:

interior, upstate

hinterland at German => English Of Explained:

interior, upstate

hinterland at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

85 Moby Thesaurus words for "hinterland":
airspace, area, arena, back, back country, backcountry, backdrop,
background, backwash, backwater, backwoods, belt, boondock,
boondocks, borderland, brush, bush, bush country, bushveld,
confines, continental shelf, corridor, country, department,
distance, district, division, environs, field, forests, frontier,
ground, heartland, inland, inlands, interior, land, locale,
midland, midlands, milieu, mise-en-scene, neighborhood,
offshore rights, outback, outpost, part, parts, place, precincts,
premises, purlieus, quarter, rear, region, salient, scene, section,
setting, soil, space, stage, stage set, stage setting, sticks,
terrain, territory, the bush, theater, three-mile limit, timbers,
twelve-mile limit, uninhabited region, up-country, vicinage,
vicinity, virgin land, virgin territory, wasteland, wild West,
wilderness, wilds, woodlands, woods, zone

Hinterland at German => English Of Explained:

Hinterland [hintrlant]nsn
interior, upstate

hinterland at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Rear): rear, back, posteriority, rear guard, background, hinterland, heel, tail, rump, croup, buttock, posteriors, backside, breech, wake, train, sequence.

hinterland at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

[usually sing.] the areas of a country that are away from the coast, from the banks of a large river or from the main cities:
the rural / agricultural hinterland

Hinterland at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Hinterland \Hin"ter*land`\, n. [G.; hinter behind + land land.]
The land or region lying behind the coast district. The term
is used esp. with reference to the so-called

{doctrine of the hinterland}, sometimes advanced, that
occupation of the coast supports a claim to an exclusive
right to occupy, from time to time, the territory lying
inland of the coast.

hinterland at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : a remote and undeveloped area [syn: {backwoods}, {back
country}, {boondocks}]

hinterland at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Hinterland



Inter: borrowing » de|Hinterland, from Inter: compound » hinter|Land|t1=behind|t2=land|lang=de|nocat=1, cognate to English Inter: term » hind||back, rear|lang=en + Inter: term » land|lang=en. First used in English in 1888 by Inter: w » George Chisholm in his work Handbook of Commercial Geography originally as Inter: term » hinderland|lang=en, but current spelling (following German) became more popular.hinterland”, Encyclopædia Britannica] The term is characteristic of thalassocratic analysis of space (from the point of view of nation, such as 19th century Britain, with maritime supremacy).


* Inter: IPA » /ˈhɪntə(ɹ)ˌlænd/ Inter: X-SAMPA » /"hInt@(r)%l{nd/


Inter: wikipedi » a
Inter: en-nou » n
  • The land immediately next to, and inland from, a coast.
    1. The rural territory surrounding an urban area, especially a port.
    2. A remote or undeveloped area, a backwater.
    3. Inter: figurativel » y Anything vague or ill-defined, especially one that is ill understood.
    4. 2007, Lesley Jeffries, Textual Construction of the Female Body, abstract
    5. : This approach utilizes concepts such as naming, describing, contrasting and equating to access the hinterland between structure and meaning, and to map out the subtle ways in which texts can naturalise the ideology of the perfect female form.


      * See: Category: Wikisaurus:remote place -

  • (the) sticks


    Inter: trans-top » land immediately next to a coast
  • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|rerepaís|m
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|achterland|n, Inter: t+ » nl|binnenland|n
  • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|sisemaa

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|sisämaa
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|arrière-pays|n
    • Serbo-Croatian: zaledje {{n}}

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » rural territory surrounding urban area
    • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|rerepaís|m
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|platteland|n, Inter: t- » nl|hinterland|n, Inter: t+ » nl|achterland|n
    • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|tagamaa

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|talousalue, Inter: t- » fi|vaikutusalue, Inter: t+ » fi|syrjäseutu
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|arrière-pays|n
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Hinterland|n

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » remote or undeveloped area
    • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|hinterland|n, Inter: t+ » nl|achterland|n
    • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|ääremaa
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|takamaa, Inter: t- » fi|peräkylä

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|arrière-pays|n
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|захолустье|n|tr=zaxolúst’je, Inter: t+ » ru|глубинка|f|tr=glubínka, Inter: t+ » ru|глушь|f|tr=gluš’

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * foreland




    From Inter: etyl » de|nl Inter: term » Hinterland|lang=de.


    * Inter: IPA » /ˈhintərlɑnt/|lang=nl


    Inter: nl-noun » n|hinterlanden|hinterlandje
  • hinterland Inter: qualifier » rural territory, backwater


    * achterland

  • Italian


    Inter: head » it|noun Inter: m » inv
  • hinterland, interior

  • Translation: et » hinterland
    Translation: fr » hinterland
    Translation: ko » hinterland
    Translation: io » hinterland
    Translation: it » hinterland
    Translation: kn » hinterland
    Translation: sw » hinterland
    Translation: ku » hinterland
    Translation: hu » hinterland
    Translation: ja » hinterland
    Translation: pl » hinterland
    Translation: pt » hinterland
    Translation: ru » hinterland
    Translation: fi » hinterland
    Translation: ta » hinterland
    Translation: tr » hinterland
    Translation: vi » hinterland
    Translation: zh » hinterland

    Hinterland at English (WD) Of Explained:



    Inter: compound » hinter|Land|t1=behind|t2=land|lang=de


    Inter: de-noun » n|Hinterlandes|Hinterländer|pl2=Hinterlande
  • hinterland

  • Translation: de » Hinterland
    Translation: fr » Hinterland
    Translation: ko » Hinterland
    Translation: pl » Hinterland
    Translation: pt » Hinterland
    Translation: tr » Hinterland
    Translation: zh » Hinterland