Meaning of “the length and breadth of somewhere” in the English Dictionary

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"the length and breadth of somewhere" in British English

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the length and breadth of somewhere

C2 If you travel the length and breadth of a place, you go to every part of it:

She travelled the length and breadth of Ireland looking for her missing brother.

(Definition of “the length and breadth of somewhere” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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