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Definition of Backveld
1. a remote area [n -S]
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Literary usage of Backveld
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."