of all places

of all places

somewhere you would not immediately think of I always have lived in New York City and ended up going to school in Cornell, Iowa, of all places.
Related vocabulary: of all people
See also: all, of, place
References in classic literature ?
Clements, I had thought it the strangest and most unaccountable of all places for Sir Percival to select for a clandestine meeting with the clerk's wife.