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  • s  distributed over a considerable extent
    far-flung trading operations
    the West's far-flung mountain ranges
  • s  remote
    far-flung corners of the Empire

  • They were trucked again to slaughterhouses, butchered and shrink-wrapped for far-flung supermarkets.
  • Empires were a powerful force for obliterating natural and demographic barriers and forging connections among far-flung parts of the world.
  • Critics panned his 2004 thriller The Butterfly Effect, but its title popularized an obscure concept of chaos theory--that small acts can beget far-flung consequences, as a .
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    Young Jedi's will explore worlds far, far away and engineering principles right in front of them. Defeat the Empire by designing and refining X-Wings, R2-Units, and settlements on far-flung edges of the galaxy! Imagination and engineering combine to create motorized and architectural projects such as energy catapults, shield generators and defense turrets.
    June 11, 2013 - WPXI Pittsburgh
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    Flying to the home office is so 2012. The next big thing is telepresence robots. It’s not a new idea, but iRobot and Cisco’s spin on it, the Ava 500, may be the first viable robotic solution for “face-to-face” communication for far-flung telecommuters and satellite office workers. Ava 500 is a collaboration between iRobot and Cisco . One company is known for its Roomba home vacuum robot and bomb ...
    June 10, 2013 - Mashable

  • Nicolas Sarkozy in Reuters
    This occasion is about the countless numbers of young men and women from far-flung corners of the US and the various reaches of the British Isles, who have together striven here with such commitment, such dedication and courage, over so long a... Jock Stirrup http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jock_Stirrup&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGg3nBiLp7w_4h8_qSzMobT8zFnaA guardian.co.uk http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/mar/31/british-hands-command-basra-us&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG4F8DqJ4PpHflX66hMC5EILg3p2A Mar 31, 2009 36332 47088 far-flung Everyone must be aware today that even far-flung powers' nuclear missiles can reach Europe in less than half an hour," Sarkozy said in a speech at the northern port of Cherbourg.
  • Colin Barnett in BusinessDay.com.au
    Mr Barnett told the memorial the men would have been "enthusiastic about their dream of developing a new mining project in a far-flung part of the world".

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