far-off far-off

Definition(s):

  • (adj) very far away in space or time

Usage(s):

  1. Big airlines look to far-off locales for profit.
  2. She's smart, too, likes social studies best, and especially learning about different cultures in far-off lands.
  3. The story shows the yearning of the Muslims to come from far-off Arabia right into the heart of the monotheistic family, symbolized by Jerusalem.

News

  1. ‘Phoebe in Winter,’ by Jen Silverman, at the Wild Project

    Jeanine Serralles in in the play "Phoebe in Winter." The events in Jen Silverman’s “Phoebe in Winter” happen in a time out of joint, when the world is in “a state of aftermath.” A war has ended, fought in a jungle somewhere far-off.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. The Bold Woman and the Sea

    A paraplegic veteran launches solo row across the Pacific Military veteran and paraplegic Angela Madsen finds life at sea liberating. What others call her disabilities melt away when she is rowing to far-off destinations, and all that remain are her capabilities—what she can or cannot do is determined by the tasks at hand and what the ocean will allow.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Good Times

Quotes

  • "I dreamed this opportunity might come my way, but far-off dreams I must admit," Montgomerie said. "We speak here 17, 18 years later and here it is."
    on Jan 28, 2009 By: Colin Montgomerie Source: ABC News

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