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, distant, of, world
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But every balikbayan box has a bittersweet journey, most especially for loved ones who are off in some distant corner of the world.
And, our agents are based right here in the United States, not some distant corner of the world.