Definition of far and near in English:

far and near


  • Everywhere.

    ‘people came from far and near to the party’
    • ‘For over 40 years now the tree has attracted visitors from far and near and has proven to be one of Laois' greatest attractions.’
    • ‘He also wanted to thank the clubs loyal supporters, from far and near, who supported the clubs' journey during the year.’
    • ‘Sheamie was a gifted piano and accordion player and had his own modern dance band that provided entertainment to many of his old friends far and near.’
    • ‘I know people came from far and near to be with us on the night and I can tell you it meant a lot to have so many of our friends celebrating with us and enjoying themselves.’
    • ‘People came from far and near to use the pool and will have fond memories of the long warm summer of 2003.’