Verweggistan

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɛrˈʋɛɣistɑn/
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Proper noun[edit]

Verweggistan n

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