the middle of nowhere


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the middle of nowhere

An extremely distant, remote, and isolated location. I'll never understand why they built this campus out here in the middle of nowhere. Even though we were only a few miles outside of town, the empty fields on each side of the cabin made it feel like the middle of nowhere.
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middle of nowhere

a very isolated place. I don't want to stay out here in the middle of nowhere. I was stranded in the middle of nowhere for an hour with a flat tire.
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the middle of nowhere

somewhere very remote and isolated. informal
This is one example of several derogatory expressions concerning rural life as viewed from an urban perspective: compare with the back of beyond (at back) and in the sticks (at stick).
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middle of nowhere

n. an isolated place. I don’t want to stay out here in the middle of nowhere.
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