#WordOfTheDay – Learn what Timbuktu means


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.









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