back of beyond
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1. On the far side of; past: Just beyond the fence.
2. Later than; after: beyond midnight.
3. To a degree that is past the understanding, reach, or scope of: an evil beyond remedy.
4. To a degree or amount greater than: rich beyond his wildest dreams.
5. In addition to: asked for nothing beyond peace and quiet.
1. Farther along or away.
2. In addition; more: wanted her share but nothing beyond.
1. That which is past or to a degree greater than knowledge or experience; the unknown: "Sputnik, the first satellite to enter the great beyond of space" (Dale Russakoff).
2. The world beyond death; the hereafter.
back of beyond
A place that is remote or unsophisticated.
[Middle English biyonde, from Old English begeondan : be, by; see by1 + geondan, on the far side of; see i- in Indo-European roots.]
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|Noun||1.||back of beyond - a very remote and inaccessible place; "you'd have to go to the back of beyond to find one of those"|
depth - (usually plural) the deepest and most remote part; "from the depths of darkest Africa"; "signals received from the depths of space"
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