the dim and distant past

noun

chiefly British
: a time that is so far in the past it is difficult to remember
in the dim and distant past when the town was much smaller

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“The dim and distant past.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20dim%20and%20distant%20past. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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