A far cry is the distance between two people that which one can still hear the other.
An audible distance.
Princeton has a definition that dictionary.com does not (wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn). Although there is a popular videogame named Far Cry, it is indeed a normal English phrase already/as well.
Country singer Tracy Lawrence also has a song "Far Cry from You."
Jim:"Where's Bill? He went out a long way, he hasn't been back for a while, is he lost or somethin'?"
Tom:"Nah, he's only a far cry from here, I heard him holler a minute ago, hehe."
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