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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A remote place.
After a town in central Mali in West Africa. Earliest documented use: 1863.
“Her first thought was that her car had been stolen, but her gaze found the NO PARKING -- TOW ZONE sign that she must have missed last night,
maybe because she was exhausted or cranky that she had to park in Timbuktu.” Lisa Scottoline; Accused; St. Martin’s Press; 2013.
See more usage examples of Timbuktu in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
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