back blocks


back blocks
Remote countryside.

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  • Back blocks — Back Back, a. 1. Being at the back or in the rear; distant; remote; as, the back door; back settlements. [1913 Webster] 2. Being in arrear; overdue; as, back rent. [1913 Webster] 3. Moving or operating backward; as, back action. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • back-blocks — backˈ blocks plural noun (Aust and NZ) 1. Remote, sparsely populated country 2. The back part of a station, far from water • • • Main Entry: ↑back …   Useful english dictionary

  • back|blocks — «BAK BLOKS», noun (plural). Australian. country remote from settled areas or from a riverfront …   Useful english dictionary

  • Back blocks — Block Block (bl[o^]k), n. [OE. blok; cf. F. bloc (fr. OHG.), D. & Dan. blok, Sw. & G. block, OHG. bloch. There is also an OHG. bloch, biloh; bi by + the same root as that of E. lock. Cf. {Block}, v. t., {Blockade}, and see {Lock}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Back blocks — n remote inland settlements, or more recently, the cheaper blocks of land in the suburbs; the back section of a sheep or cattle station …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • back blocks — Australian Slang n remote inland settlements, or more recently, the cheaper blocks of land in the suburbs; the back section of a sheep or cattle station …   English dialects glossary

  • back blocks — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Back Blocks (Misia single) — Single infobox Name = BACK BLOCKS Artist = MISIA from Album = KISS IN THE SKY Kanzenban LIMITED EDITION Released = November 20, 2002 Format = Maxi Single Recorded = Genre = R B, J Pop Length = 19:07 Label = Rhythmedia Tribe Writer = MISIA… …   Wikipedia

  • Out in the back blocks — beyond suburbia and the more established farm and cattle property …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • out in the back blocks — Australian Slang beyond suburbia and the more established farm and cattle property …   English dialects glossary


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