Origin of abroad
Examples from the Web for abroad
Even after he became a citizen in 1955, he regarded himself as an Englishman abroad.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Amanda came home to largely welcoming American arms, her case held up as an example of hostility to Americans abroad.
As talks get underway again in Vienna, many voices are raised against them on Capitol Hill and abroad.
In response, Iran has carried out mass arrests at home—and backed a series of offensives against ISIS abroad.
And once again with ISIS we have seen universal condemnation by Muslims leaders in the United States and abroad.
What mattered anything that night, when all hearts were light, and youth was abroad?Our Little Polish Cousin|Florence E. Mendel
Mr. B. was a profound classic and linguist and member of several learned societies in England and abroad.
They tried it out at home and when it proved a success, they carried it abroad.Ancient Man|Hendrik Willem van Loon
As an editor and commentator he enjoyed a high reputation both at home and abroad.
With us, education is a commodity to be trafficked in: abroad, it is a duty.
British Dictionary definitions for abroad
Word Origin for abroad
Word Origin and History for abroad
mid-13c., "widely apart," from Old English on brede, which meant something like "at wide" (see broad (adj.)). The sense "out of doors, away from home" (late 14c.) led to the main modern sense of "out of one's country, overseas" (mid-15c.).