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into the wide blue yonder

To a location far away that is appealingly unknown and mysterious. I often dream about selling all my possessions, buying a plane ticket to Europe, and setting off into the wide blue yonder.
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into the wild blue yonder

To a location far away that is appealingly unknown and mysterious. I often dream about selling all my possessions, buying a plane ticket to Europe, and setting off into the wild blue yonder.
See also: blue, wild, yonder

into the wide blue yonder

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into the wild blue yonder

LITERARY
If someone goes into the wide blue yonder or into the wild blue yonder, they go somewhere that is far away and not known to them. Sailing into the wide blue yonder, Colin discovered his very own desert island. They packed their bags and headed for the airport and the wild blue yonder.
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the wide (or wild) blue yonder

the sky or sea; the far or unknown distance.
The phrase comes from ‘Army Air Corps’ ( 1939 ), a song by Robert Crawford : ‘Off we go into the wild blue yonder, Climbing high into the sun’.
See also: blue, wide, yonder