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far-flung (adj.)

1828, mainly in poetry, from far (adv.) + past tense of fling (v.).

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Definitions of far-flung

far-flung (adj.)
distributed over a considerable extent;
the West's far-flung mountain ranges
far-flung trading operations
Synonyms: widespread
far-flung (adj.)
remote;
far-flung corners of the Empire
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