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boondocks

1. An uninhabitable area, often in the jungle. "Boondocks" comes from the Tagalog word bundok, meaning "mountain," and originated as US military slang. You don't know what wild animals you'll meet out in the boondocks.
2. A very distant or remote location, often one that lacks modern amenities. That place is all the way out in the boondocks—it'll take us hours to get there. Good luck getting a cell signal out here in the boondocks.

in the boondocks

In a very distant or remote location, often one that lacks modern amenities. That place is all the way out in the boondocks—it'll take us hours to get there. Good luck getting a cell signal out here in the boondocks.
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*in the boondocks

 and *in the boonies
in a rural area; far away from a city or population. (*Typically: be ~; camp ~; live ~; stay ~.) Perry lives out in the boonies with his parents.
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