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[out-uh v-toun] /ˈaʊt əvˌtaʊn/
of, relating to, or from another city or town:
We're expecting out-of-town visitors tomorrow.
taking place in another city or town:
the out-of-town tryout of a new play.
Origin of out-of-town
First recorded in 1815-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • When pleasures cloyed, Cunningham would be off to see his out-of-town clients and Darwin would return to the city.

  • To the surprise of all, the two out-of-town Lane brothers, Jason and Henry, were not there.

    Aunt Jimmy's Will Mabel Osgood Wright
  • Curly recognised the place as a wagon-yard, such as is provided by merchants for their out-of-town friends and customers.

  • He had heard the news on his way home that afternoon, from an out-of-town expedition.

    Mrs. Darrell Foxcroft Davis
  • You out-of-town chaps will be the people, with your katydids and moonlight and long drinks and things out on the front porch.

    Whirligigs O. Henry
  • By August she was back in New York, attending to out-of-town buyers.

    Roast Beef, Medium Edna Ferber
  • Scores of telegrams were received from out-of-town customers to whom the margin respite was wired.

    My Adventures with Your Money George Graham Rice

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