four corners of the earth


four corners of the earth
four directions upon the earth, the four points of the compass (north, south, east, west); all over the world, far and wide

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • four corners of the earth — If something goes to, or comes from, the four corners of the earth, it goes or comes absolutely everywhere …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • four corners of the earth — Meaning All parts of the Earth. Origin From the Bible, Isaiah 11:12. And he shall set up an ensign for the nations, and shall assemble the outcasts of Israel, and gather together the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • four corners of the earth —    If something goes to, or comes from, the four corners of the earth, it goes or comes absolutely everywhere.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • (the) four corners of the earth — the four corners of the earth/world every part of the world. Wedding guests arrived from the four corners of the world …   New idioms dictionary

  • (the) four corners of the earth — every part of the world. The giant company plans to bring coffee and soft drinks to the four corners of the earth. Related vocabulary: to the four winds …   New idioms dictionary

  • (the) four corners of the world — the four corners of the earth/world every part of the world. Wedding guests arrived from the four corners of the world …   New idioms dictionary

  • Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth — Developer(s) Headfirst Productions Publisher(s) …   Wikipedia

  • four points of the compass — four corners of the earth (north, south, east and west) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Four Corners (disambiguation) — Four Corners is a point in the southwestern United States where Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Arizona meet.Four Corners may also refer to:In places: * Any quadripoint, a point on the Earth that touches four distinct regions * United States: **… …   Wikipedia

  • all corners of the world — Meaning Everywhere. Origin From Shakespeare s Cymbeline. PISANIO: What shall I need to draw my sword? the paper Hath cut her throat already. No, tis slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword, whose tongue Outvenoms all the worms of Nile,… …   Meaning and origin of phrases


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