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terra incognita

noun [U] uk   /ˌter.ə.ɪŋˈkɒɡ.nɪ.tə/ us    /-ɪnˈkɑːɡ.niː.t̬ə/ often humorous
a place, subject, or situation that you are not familiar with: Dealing with children is terra incognita to me.
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