far-flung

adjective
\ ˈfär-ˈfləŋ How to pronounce far-flung (audio) \

Definition of far-flung

1 : widely spread or distributed a far-flung empire
2 : remote a far-flung correspondent

First Known Use of far-flung

1849, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Far-flung.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/far-flung. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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far-flung

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of far-flung

: covering a very large area
: located in a very distant place

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