(the) back of beyond


as in frontier
a rural region that forms the edge of the settled or developed part of a country They built a house and settled in the back of beyond, miles away from their closest neighbors.

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“(the) back of beyond.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/%28the%29%20back%20of%20beyond. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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