Definition of remote:
- Hence, removed; not agreeing, according, or being related; - in various figurative uses.
- Not agreeing; alien; foreign.
- Not nearly related; not close; as, a remote connection or consanguinity.
- Not obvious or sriking; as, a remote resemblance.
- Not proximate or acting directly; primary; distant.
- Removed to a distance; not near; far away; distant; - said in respect to time or to place; as, remote ages; remote lands.
- Separate; abstracted.
- Separated by intervals greater than usual.
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- "The Bondboy", George W. (George Washington) Ogden.
- "The Co-Citizens", Corra Harris.
- "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.