in the boondocks

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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.
See also: boondocks
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

*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.
See also: boondocks
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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