far-flung far-flung adj. widely spread or distributed; as, the far-flung corners of the Empire. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • far-flung — adj 1.) very distant far flung corners/places/regions etc ▪ expeditions to far flung corners of the globe ▪ people flying to far flung destinations 2.) spread out over a very large area ▪ Email enables far flung friends to keep in touch …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • far-flung — 1895, from FAR (Cf. far) + p.t. of FLING (Cf. fling) …   Etymology dictionary

  • far-flung — index broad, extensive, far reaching Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • far-flung — adjective MAINLY LITERARY 1. ) existing in many different places within a very large area 2. ) far away from where you are or from towns and cities …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • far-flung — [adj] wide ranging comprehensive, distant, extensive, far reaching, global, remote, spacious, widely distributed, widespread; concepts 576,778 …   New thesaurus

  • far-flung — [fär′fluŋ′] adj. extending over a wide area …   English World dictionary

  • far-flung — far′ flung′ adj. 1) extending over a great distance 2) widely disbursed or distributed • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • far-flung — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ distant or remote …   English terms dictionary

  • far-flung — farther flung, farthest flung 1) ADJ GRADED: ADJ n Far flung places are a very long distance away from where you are or from important places. Ferries are a lifeline to the far flung corners of Scotland. ...one of the farthest flung outposts of… …   English dictionary

  • far-flung — adjective 1. distributed over a considerable extent far flung trading operations the West s far flung mountain ranges widespread nuclear fallout • Syn: ↑widespread • Similar to: ↑distributed 2. remote …   Useful english dictionary

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