American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Remote; distant.
- adj. Widely distributed; wide-ranging.
- adj. Remote or distant, in space, time or relationship.
- adj. Wide-ranging, widespread or widely distributed.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. widely spread or distributed.
- adj. remote.
- adj. distributed over a considerable extent
- far + flung (Wiktionary)
“For, as we know, English was born of “mixt” and “mangeled” tongues, and has only grown increasingly “mixt” since then—perhaps especially during the Renaissance, when far-flung non-Indo-European “tungs” added long lists of new reasons for some to cheer and others to despair.”
“English has been handed its global identity papers by far-flung communities because the world now requires not just its multiplicity of languages but also a shared tongue—one in which people can begin to shape their global identities, even as they use their new language to articulate the direction of our shared future.”
“They oversaw our far-flung team of researchers, as well as an endless series of project meetings and conference calls.”
“People, especially young people, were spread out in far-flung communities, many of which were too new to have churches.”
“In the age before railroads, itinerant preachers would ride long, often arduous, circuits to visit far-flung communities, winning many converts to Methodism as they did so.”
“Other able researchers were members of our “moveable feast” research seminar over the five years of this project, analyzing data and reviewing far-flung literatures in sociology, psychology, political science, history, constitutional law, philosophy, theology, and yet more.”
“And with names such as TriBeCa, SoHo, NoHo and NoLita having stuck in Manhattan, the name game appears to be catching fire in more far-flung areas.”
“They lived unusually interesting lives, recording them in a vast correspondence penned from far-flung locales.”
“Instead of sending beer to far-flung lands, they're focusing on slaking local thirst.”
“Their picks for the top 10 value travel destinations in 2011 go well beyond a simple list of under-the-radar hot spots, since many of those tend to be remote and not particularly wallet-friendly - in fact, the only destinations they've included that require far-flung travels are ones where the dollar travels even further once you touch down.”
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