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in the middle of nowhere

In a very distant, remote, and isolated location. I'll never understand why they built this campus out here in the middle of nowhere.
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*in the middle of nowhere

Fig. in a very remote place. (*Typically: be ~; drive [into] ~; put someone or something [into] ~.) To get to my house, you have to drive into the middle of nowhere. We found a nice place to eat, but it's out in the middle of nowhere.
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in the middle of nowhere

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out in the middle of nowhere

COMMON If a place is in the middle of nowhere or out in the middle of nowhere, it is in the countryside, a long way from the nearest town. When I was 14, my family moved away from Glasgow to a village in the middle of nowhere. She lives out in the middle of nowhere with her three dogs.
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(be/live) in the middle of ˈnowhere

(informal) (be/live) somewhere that is a long way from other buildings, towns, etc: They own a small farm in the middle of nowhere.The house isn’t easy to find — it’s in the middle of nowhere.
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People out in the middle of nowhere can log on, but there's an amazing amount of misinformation out there," Ball says.
He mostly wanted to get the hell away from the action and have this mansion out in the middle of nowhere,'' O'Daly said.