From ver weg (“far away”) + -stan. First coined in Donald Duck magazine in the early 70s.
- IPA(key): /vɛrˈʋɛɣistɑn/
- Hyphenation: Ver‧weg‧gi‧stan
- A proverbially obscure, far away country. Literally means 'farawayistan', and is used similar to Timbuktu or Outer Mongolia in English.