the back of beyond

noun phrase

informal
: a place that is very far from other places and people : a remote place
He lives by himself in a cabin out in the back of beyond.

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Recent Examples on the Web Yet even this corner of the back of the back of beyond still belonged to Brazilian civilization. Benjamin Moser, The New York Review of Books, 2 Nov. 2023

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

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