near and far

near and far

All over; covering a wide area. Often used in the phrase "from near and far." You can't blow off this meeting, people are coming from near and far to hear you speak! I will search near and far to find you the perfect wedding dress.
See also: and, far, near
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Virtually the rest of the village, visitors from near and far, the parish council, National Trust, English Heritage, The Open Spaces Society, the management of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty ands many others oppose the desecration of protected, historically rich village seashore.