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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
hinterland (HIN-tuhr-land) noun
1. An area behind the coastal region.
[From German hinterland, from hinter (hinder) + land (land).]
"Though some Singapore developers are making money in China's real estate
market, Singapore can't rely on a vast Chinese hinterland for future
markets and growth."
"Wireless is making a difference in the hinterland, too. Paul Baran moved
to Kaslo, B.C., in the Kootenay Mountains in 1999 after 20 years working
as a journalist in Hong Kong. Until recently, Baran, 53, had to make
do with telephone Internet access because no high-speed service was
Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity. -Hanlon's Razor