American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Use "far-flung" in a sentence
"For, as we know, English was born of “mixt” and “mangeled” tongues, and has only grown increasingly “mixt” since then—perhaps especially during the Renaissance, when far-flung non-Indo-European “tungs” added long lists of new reasons for some to cheer and others to despair."
"English has been handed its global identity papers by far-flung communities because the world now requires not just its multiplicity of languages but also a shared tongue—one in which people can begin to shape their global identities, even as they use their new language to articulate the direction of our shared future."
"They oversaw our far-flung team of researchers, as well as an endless series of project meetings and conference calls."