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Backwater

Back´wa`ter
n.1.Water turned back in its course by an obstruction, an opposing current, or the flow of the tide, as in a sewer or river channel, or across a river bar.
2.An accumulation of water overflowing the low lands, caused by an obstruction.
3.Water thrown back by the turning of a waterwheel, or by the paddle wheels of a steamer.
Noun1.Backwaterbackwater - a body of water that was created by a flood or tide or by being held or forced back by a dam; "the bayous and backwaters are breeding grounds for mosquitos"
2.backwater - any backward region that is isolated from the world and resists progress
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Backwoods
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