Inland vs Backcountry - What's the difference?

inland | backcountry |


As nouns the difference between inland and backcountry

is that inland is homeland, as opposed to foreign country; in composites: domestic while backcountry is a remote region; the boondocks.

inland

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Within the land; more or less remote from the ocean or from open water; interior; as, an inland town.
  • :* This wide inland sea. .
  • :* From inland regions to the distant main. .
  • Limited to the land, or to inland routes; within the seashore boundary; not passing on, or over, the sea; as, inland transportation, commerce, navigation, etc.
  • Confined to a country or state; domestic; not foreign; as, an inland bill of exchange.
  • Noun

    (-)
  • The interior part of a country. Shakespeare
  • Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • Into, or towards, the interior, away from the coast. Cook .
  • :* The greatest waves of population have rolled inland from the east. .
  • backcountry

    Alternative forms

    * back country

    Noun

  • A remote region; the boondocks.
  • See also

    * wop-wops * hinterland