Definition of Backveld

1. Noun. (context: South Africa) backward and unsophisticated rural areas ¹



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Definition of Backveld

1. a remote area [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Backveld

backtracing
backtrack
backtracked
backtracker
backtrackers
backtracking
backtracks
backup
backup file
backup man
backup rate
backup vocalist
backup vocals
backupable
backups
backveld (current term)
backvelds
backward
backward and forward
backward compatibility
backward compatible
backward compliment
backward curvature
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backward heart failure
backward induction
backward inductions
backward linkage
backward slash

Literary usage of Backveld

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1. A Wanderer's Trail: Being a Faithful Record of Travel in Many Lands by Arthur Loton Ridger (1914)
"Every nationality, from the Polish Jew in all grades of success and cleanliness to the backveld Boer, goes to swell the human hive in Johannesburg. ..."

2. The kaleidoscopic Transvaal by Carl Jeppe (1906)
"This indifference to pain was a quality which was largely shared by those of his race who were least in touch with latter-day civilization—the backveld Boer ..."

3. Greenmantle by John Buchan (1916)
"A dandified young Turk, brought up in Paris and finished in Berlin, may be as brave as a lion, but he cannot stand in a rough-and-tumble against a backveld ..."

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