distant corner of the world

distant corner of the world

A far away and extremely remote foreign location. These events are not just the concern of some distant corner of the world; they will have an impact on each and every one of us. When I applied to study abroad, I envisaged myself living somewhere romantic like Paris or London, not this distant corner of the world.
See also: corner, of, world
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And, our agents are based right here in the United States, not some distant corner of the world.
But job hopping to a distant corner of the world requires pluck, persistence and perspiration.