hinterland

Definition of hinterland

hin´ter`land`
doctrine of the hinterland, sometimesadvanced, that occupation of the coastsupports a claim to an exclusiveright to occupy, from time to time, the territorylyinginland of the coast.
n.1.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

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