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Timbuktu (ˌtɪmbʌkˈtuː Pronunciation for Timbuktu

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noun

  1. a town in central Mali, on the River Niger: terminus of a trans-Saharan caravan route; a great Muslim centre (14th–16th centuries). Pop: 35 600 (2009 est) French name: Tombouctou
  2. any distant or outlandish place   ⇒ from here to Timbuktu

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