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(of a place) having had no people visit it.‘Antarctica remained unvisited until the late 18th century’
isolated, remote, out of the way, outlying, off the beaten track, in the depths of …, hard to find, lonely, in the back of beyond, in the hinterlands, off the map, in the middle of nowhere, godforsaken, obscure, inaccessible, cut-off, tucked away, unreachableView synonyms
- ‘The way ahead is open, quiet, unvisited by any other animals on this night.’
- ‘He narrates the action in hindsight, gazing out over that freezing white mass, a continent unvisited by humans until the 20th century.’
- ‘It wants to take world-class racing to previously unvisited territories - and the cars used in the competition will all be equal.’
- ‘The sites went unvisited until 2000, when botanists from the Long Island Botanical Society unsuccessfully tried to re-locate the three populations.’
- ‘This is a special region that is largely unvisited, up to now, by divers, and I have fairly pointed out the few negatives.’
- ‘The remote nature of many of Sligo's historical sites mean that they go unnoticed and unvisited by tourists.’
- ‘Let's drive to Afghanistan and climb some previously unvisited peaks in the Hindu Kush.’
- ‘Until the task is taken seriously, Pluto will remain the only planet unvisited by a spacecraft.’
- ‘This is not limited to childhood: my mother, on her return from a trip to Venice, cut impatiently through my father's ecstatic report of a previously unvisited church with a similarly detailed description of a risotto.’
- ‘Yet with all my time in Japan I never even knew he was here, at this now declining and unvisited temple that he loved for its beautiful view.’
- ‘By responding to their past experiences, using sample-and-shift traplining, foragers benefit only when many patches are left unvisited in the habitat.’
- ‘Now called the Hawaiian Holotheater, it was an exotic palace decorated with relics of a chain of Pacific islands virtually unvisited for the last thirty years due to high radiation and, reportedly, pirates and cannibals.’
- ‘He, trained as a carpenter, was commissioned by the local agricultural cooperative and was charged with helping to keep economic activity alive in this largely unvisited region of the country.’
- ‘What Richard did on the East Coast, he also did in the West: no museum was left unvisited, no curator unmet, and some of the best field collectors were ‘interviewed.’’
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