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English definition of “(in) the middle of nowhere”

(in) the middle of nowhere

informal disapproving
B2 describes a place far away from any towns and cities and where few people live : He lives in a tiny cottage in the middle of nowhere .Distant in space and time
(Definition of (in) the middle of nowhere from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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