from far and near

from far and near

From many different places, often ones that are a long distance away. People came from far and near when they heard we were offering free doughnuts today. I was so touched that family and friends came from far and near to attend my 40th birthday party.
See also: and, far, near
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

from far and near

 and from near and far
from all around, both close by and farther away. (In either order.) All the young people from far and near gathered at the high school for the game. The eagles gathered from near and far at the river where the salmon were spawning.
See also: and, far, near
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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