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Synonyms for backwater

isolated place


  • isolated place
  • backwoods
  • remote place
  • sleepy town
  • secluded spot

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a body of water that was created by a flood or tide or by being held or forced back by a dam

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a place or condition in which no development or progress is occurring

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I let other people pull up backwaters against strong streams now.
He is the sort of man we want round the backwaters now.
The river is sweetly pretty just there before you come to the gates, and the backwater is charming; but don't attempt to row up it.
It really is a peaceful backwater," said Katavasov; "while we in town think of nothing but the Servian war.
Aloysius Doran, the Duchess of Balmoral, Lord Backwater, Lord Eustace and Lady Clara St.
Anywhere on the open road, perhaps, he would not have been astonished; but here, in this quiet backwater of life, he was not prepared for Hurree Babu.
With good luck, a keen eye, and the custom of considering whether a creek or a backwater has an outlet to it ere you ascend, much may be done.
In half an hour we had reached Pitt Street, a quiet little backwater just beside one of the briskest currents of London life.
eighth edition of Admirals Cup Sailing Regatta concluded on Thursday, 07 December 2017 at a glittering closing ceremony at Marakkar Watermanship Training Centre (MWTC) on the banks of the picturesque Kavvai backwaters at Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala tonight.
Kochi/Thiruvananthapuram: (PTI) Embattled Kerala minister Thomas Chandy on Saturday denied the charge that he had encroached upon backwaters in Alappuzha district and rejected demands for his resignation.
Even with big fish as potential, it's still hard to beat the redfish action in the bays and backwaters.
Extensive beds of aquatic macrophytes occupy shallow side channels, backwaters, and channel margins of the Dresden reach, despite connectivity to the main channel.
Crappies, bluegills, and perch thrive in river systems, particularly where backwaters exist to provide nutrient-rich environments out of the main flow.
html) Stay still Break the rut and spend some time in these mystic backwaters What: An option where you slow down the pace of life, spend time exploring Kerala's quieter side with each other.
Serene waters & local cuisine will ensure you head back to the Kerala backwaters