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out-of-town

[out-uh v-toun] /ˈaʊt əvˌtaʊn/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or from another city or town:
We're expecting out-of-town visitors tomorrow.
2.
taking place in another city or town:
the out-of-town tryout of a new play.
Origin of out-of-town
1815-1825
First recorded in 1815-25
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  • He shrugged his shoulders and unwrapped the bundle of out-of-town papers.

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

    Mrs. Darrell Foxcroft Davis
  • Oh, well, Tom ought to excuse her for an out-of-town friend.

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

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  • The attack was more serious than the out-of-town papers had reported.

    Mountain Clement Wood
  • For all they knew, maybe he mailed it to an out-of-town bank.

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