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[fur-th er-mohst] /ˈfɜr ðərˌmoʊst/
most distant:
Their house is furthermost on the right.
Origin of furthermost
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at further, -most Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I and my people are from the furthermost part of our country.

    A History of Oregon, 1792-1849 William Henry Gray
  • It is to see the furthermost end to which our own words and deeds take us.

    Robert Annys: Poor Priest Annie Nathan Meyer
  • They had reached the furthermost end of that aisle, but had turned to go back.

  • The besiegers at the furthermost points were seen to clamber over the walls.

  • Honoré and Frowenfeld are walking arm-in-arm under the furthermost row of willows.

    The Grandissimes George Washington Cable
  • I was extremely surprised: but still more, to behold a man coming from behind the furthermost stack.

    Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
  • Coming from the furthermost parts of the Thomahlia, the pilgrims' aircraft kept the air above the city constantly alive.

    The Blind Spot Austin Hall
  • But when Vestmar knew that his fellow was fallen, he leaped into the furthermost ship and fled with all those who might reach her.

    The Story of Grettir The Strong Translated by Eirikr Magnusson and William Morris
  • Since the furthermost outer sun is probably the oldest, it is the one in which we are most interested.

    Skylark Three Edward Elmer Smith
British Dictionary definitions for furthermost


most distant; furthest
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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