Meaning of outback

out•back

Pronunciation: (n.out'bak"adj., adv.out'bak'), [key]
— Chiefly Australian. Chiefly Australian.
—n.
  1. (sometimes cap.) the back country or remote settlements; the bush (usually prec. by the).
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or located in the back country: outback settlements.
—adv.
  1. in or to the back country: They moved outback many years ago.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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