One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a place) very distant or remote.‘just a hick town, right off the map’
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
- ‘Sakhalin is off the map, a fleck on the flank of Asia.’
- ‘The filmmaker sought to examine the mental stress experienced by the population in a place off the map or at the world's end.’
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