back of beyond

noun phrase

: a remote place

Word History

First Known Use

1816, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of back of beyond was in 1816

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Cite this Entry

“Back of beyond.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/back%20of%20beyond. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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