hinterland

area served by a port or other centre

Hinterland

[video game] Hinterland is a high fantasy role-playing video game with city-building elements by Tilted Mill Entertainment. It was released on September 30, 2008 on the Steam content delivery system, and has since been made available at other digital distribution websites. Hinterland: Orc Lords, a cumulative expansion, was released to digit...
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Hinterland

The region lying inland from the COAST.
Found on http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/sea/swces/products/glossary.htm

Hinterland

The area landward of the flood defences.
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Hinterland

Hin'ter┬Ěland` noun [ G.; hinter behind + land land.] 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 occ...
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Hinterland

• (n.) 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.
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hinterland

tributary region, either rural or urban or both, that is closely linked economically with a nearby town or city.
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/h/52

Hinterland

Hinterland is a country lying immediately behind a coast, river or frontier.
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Hinterland

The hinterland is the land or district behind a coast or the shoreline of a river. Specifically, by the doctrine of the hinterland{Clarify|date=June 2011}, the word is applied to the inland region lying behind a port, claimed by the state that owns the coast. The area from which products are delivered to a port for shipping elsewhere is that port....
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