Our word for today is a weird word. You might actually be tempted to think that such a word is not in the dictionary but it exists. That’s the beauty of the #WordOfTheDay segment.
The word is “Timbuktu” and it is pronounced as /tim-buk-TOO/
It is a noun that simply means a remote place. However, the name originated from the name of a town in central Mali, West Africa.
The restaurant was located in Timbuktu.
She was so exhausted that she parked her car in Timbuktu.