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far-flung

[ fahr-fluhng ]
/ ˈfɑrˈflʌŋ /
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adjective
extending over a great distance.
widely disbursed or distributed.
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Origin of far-flung

First recorded in 1890–95

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH far-flung

far-fetched, far-flung , far-reaching
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British Dictionary definitions for far-flung

far-flung

adjective
widely distributed
far distant; remote
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