the four corners of the world

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the four corners of the world

All parts of the world; the farthest reaches. I have traveled to the four corners of the world to retrieve the medallion, and I'm not going to stop now.
See also: corner, four, of, world

the four corners of the world

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the four corners of the earth

You can use the four corners of the world or the four corners of the earth to mean all the different parts of the world, especially the parts that are the furthest away from you. A foreign correspondent makes his friends in all four corners of the world. Italy has sent 5,000 soldiers to the four corners of the earth to play their part in peace-keeping operations. Note: Other nouns referring to areas of land can be used instead of world or earth. Young people came from the four corners of the nation in search of new ideas.
See also: corner, four, of, world

the four (or far) corners of the world (or earth)

remote regions of the earth, far away from each other.
1999 Katie Hickman Daughters of Britannia In amongst the fishing boats and the caiques… sailed innumerable vessels from all four corners of the earth.
See also: corner, four, of, world
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The World Doctors Orchestra comprises physicians from more than 50 nations who have played in venues in all four corners of the world since 2007 and will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, at Dubai Opera on March 22.
On the Liverpool side, there were ships everywhere waiting to set sail to the four corners of the world.
When you walk along the town's esplanade, which extends along the whole town's shore, you can find seafood restaurants, and Indian, Korean, and Italian restaurants, which mirrors the diversity of the culture of its inhabitants who came to stay from all four corners of the world.
The brothers used to dress as black ravens and reputedly fly round the world bringing back gifts from the four corners of the world.
But equally significant, if not more so, is the multitude of messages from the four corners of the world affirming the international community's respect for Lebanon's independence and sovereignty, and above all stability.
I've been fortunate enough to spend hour after hour exploring the ocean in all four corners of the world.
The FIJET is, according to her, a genuine network of tourism promotion through the four corners of the world.
TAG-Org's chairman and founder, whose group expands over the four corners of the world, emphasised that the moveis a unique one that "makes us all proud", adding that such a measure reflects the reform-oriented vision His Majesty presented in his Discussion Papers.
TRANSL888 it: This weekend sees the end of a week of colourful performances from the four corners of the world as the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod draws to a close.
Anastasiades, for his part, expressed his deep respect for the Armenians living in Armenia, Lebanon and the four corners of the world.
It's the biggest and the best league in the world with high transfer fees and higher salaries, it brings the top talent in from all four corners of the world.
When Jesus Christ was asked who is my neighbour to whom I should show mercy he said everyone in the four corners of the world, and God the father is not an English God, he belongs to everyone who wants him.
The Punisher's' toughie character proved no match for the charm of a bevy of beauties from the four corners of the world.
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