Definition of backwoods:
inaccessible, green belt, backland, unaccessible, outlands, country, hinterland, backwater, bedroom community, back country, secluded, up-country, remote, backcountry, the bush, the boondocks, unsophisticated, the boonies, isolated, bush, boondocks, countryside, outback.
- "Tales of the Road", Charles N. Crewdson.
- "Stories of the Badger State", Reuben Gold Thwaites.
As Fenimore Cooper, when he determined to tell the fresh story of the backwoods and the prairies, found a pattern ready to his hand in the Waverley novels, so Ibsen availed himself of the " well- made play" of Scribe when he wrote the 'League of Youth, ' which is his earliest piece in prose presenting contemporary life and character in Norway.- "Inquiries and Opinions", Brander Matthews.