Why do we say "Four corners of the earth.

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Four corners of the earth

Meaning:

The remotest regions of the world

Background:

After this I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding back the four winds of the earth to prevent any wind from blowing on the land or on the sea or on any tree.

New Testament: Revelations 7, verse 1. New International Version

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