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Definitions of "Back a Yard"

1. Back a Yard (Noun)


Expression used to refer to one’s home town or country, particularly in Jamaica. The literal translation is “Back at home”.

Example Sentences

Patois: Back a yard, when mi did likkle, mi did haffi walk 2 mile guh a skool every day kaaz no kyar neva deh bout dem deh time deh.
English: Back in Jamaica, when I was little, I had to walk 2 miles to go to school every day because there was no cars around at that time.

Related Words

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