Verweggistan

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Etymology[edit]

From ver weg ‎(far away) + -stan. First coined in Donald Duck magazine in the early 70s.

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Verweggistan n

  1. A proverbially obscure, far away country. Literally means 'farawayistan', and is used similar to Timbuktu or Outer Mongolia in English.