off the map


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off the map

In a distant, remote, or obscure state or location. The cabin is a bit off the map, but the scenery around it is beautiful. I liked the show, but it must have fallen off the map after its first season, because no one talks about it anymore.
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off the map

(of a place) very distant or remote. Compare with off the beaten track (at beaten).
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(be) off the ˈmap

(be) far away from other places; (be) remote: It’s a little house in the country, a bit off the map.
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Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has threatened to wipe Israel "off the map".
Birmingham will disappear off the map as being a showcase city for producing talented musicians if we are not careful.
Addressing the pilgrims at Jerusalem=92s main convention center on Tuesday evening, Hedding said he has news for Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: =93Before he wipes Israel off the map, he will have to remove God from His throne.=94
It is Iran's president (pictured) who has said that he wants to wipe the state of Israel off the map. And as for JS's description of Israel as a "rogue" state, he may like to know that it has made a greater contribution to the world in the fields of science, culture, medicine and agriculture than all the other countries in the Middle East combined.
When surrounded by fundamentalists who openly declare they want to wipe Israel off the map, it is hardly surprising Israel arms itself to the teeth.
The demonstration came a week after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called for Israel's eradication, saying the country should be "wiped off the map" - comments that caused a flood of international condemnation and criticisms from moderates in Iran that he was needlessly stoking confrontation with the West.
The Iranian president's astonishing call to have Israel "wiped off the map" makes a volatile situation in the Middle East even more tense.
He was speaking a day after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called for Israel to be 'wiped off the map.'
The website for their Stop Discrimination campaign also wipes Northern Ireland off the map.
National parks in Northumberland and the Lake District have joined forces to fight plans to wipe them off the map.
GIBRALTAR is off the map as far as Go Racing is concerned, chief executive Christopher Stoddart confirmed yesterday.
But we had a few good years, and then The Incredible Hulk wiped us off the map.
IT looks like Anglesey has been left off the map once again.
She said: "I feel insulted that they have left us off the map and the kids were quite upset about it because the first thing they look for on a map is where they live.
The infamous threat about "wiping Israel off the map" is phrased in the passive voice: Israel "must be wiped of the map," never Iran will wipe Israel off the map.