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Definition: doctrine of the hinterland
, n. [G.; hinter behind + land land.]
a remote and undeveloped area; originally, the land or region
lying behind the coast district. The term is used esp. with
reference to the so-called
doctrine of the hinterland
, sometimes advanced, that
occupation of the coast supports a claim to an exclusive
right to occupy, from time to time, the territory lying
inland of the coast.
Syn: backwoods, back country, boondocks.
[Webster 1913 Suppl. + WordNet 1.5]