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backwater

A place that is extremely remote and/or isolated, such that it is removed from the reach and influence of the outside world and thus is often regarded as socially stagnant or backward. He grew up in a bit of a backwater, so his manners aren't exactly refined.
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Even with big fish as potential, it's still hard to beat the redfish action in the bays and backwaters.
connected, off-channel backwater wetlands) and randomly throughout Dresden reach.
As oxygen fades, it falls in the upper part of a backwater farthest from the current first," Hansen says.
Early morning walks, bird-watching and cruises on the backwater are all part of your itinerary while anything that is rushed or noisy is shunned away.
What's striking about Backwater is its elevation shifts, where you have open fields to face-off with opponents, but also high ground and rice paddies that can turn the battle into a duel of strategies, wits and tactics.
There were tourists with big disappointed faces wandering around wondering what sort of backward backwater they had stumbled upon.
Local residents and volunteers helping create and manage multiple backwater ponds for the river that will provide storage for water when river levels rise.
The Living Waterways project - a link-up between the Environment Agency and Durham Wildlife Trust - has been granted pounds 19,000 funding to create a backwater pond on the River Don in West Boldon.
Let''s hope other cruise lines don''t follow suit and we end up the shipping backwater we were pre-1715.
If anyone has information about existence of backwater in any area of the country then they must share with interior ministry", he said this while speaking in the national assembly on call attention notices submitted by Parliamentarians including Ch.
ICE's strategy is clearly to pop up in backwater towns where low-wage work is concentrated and terrorize workers and families.
Presumably they thought the PSNI was a backwater police force.
Could it be something to do with the fact that it is still a provincial backwater with little to commend it?
WHAT an honour it was for us all to have Tara Palmer Tompkinson visit our little backwater last week.
But he has walked away from his role after the traumatic death of his wife and daughter, choosing instead to take a job with a country doctor in a quiet backwater.