What does the word remote mean?

Usage examples for remote

  1. Besides, the country is somewhat remote. – Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. There are usually, indeed, a few seats in a remote part of the church, set apart for their use, and in which no white person is ever seen. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  3. The sound of voices was remote. – Master Skylark by John Bennett